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Chapter 11. Special Programs Subchapter 21. Mathematics And Reading Professional Development Program   

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(a) Funds issued to a Local Educational Agency (LEA) for mathematics or reading/language arts training pursuant to Education Code section 99237 shall be used for expenses related to program training in accordance with that section. If an LEA has any remaining program funds after paying for program training, then those funds shall be spent for additional program training pursuant to Education Code section 99237 or for other professional development related to mathematics or reading/language arts.

(b) At the end of each state fiscal year, the California Department of Education (CDE) shall accrue any remaining balance in the appropriations for this program until funding reverts for a state fiscal year. Accrued funding shall be used only to pay for training completed during the same state fiscal year in which the accrued funding was appropriated. CDE shall allocate accrued funding pursuant to Education Code section 99234.

(c) Current-year funding shall be allocated in accordance with Education Code section 99234(e).

(d) Reimbursement for program training is limited to those teachers who provide direct instruction to pupils on either a part-time or full-time basis.

(e) Of the $1,000 stipend per qualified training that an LEA may pay a teacher, no more than $500 may be paid upon completion of the 40 hours of initial training, and no more than $500 may be paid upon completion of the 80 hours of follow-up professional development.

Authority cited:

Education Code 99236


Education Code 99233

Education Code 99234

Education Code 99237

(Amended By Register 2007, No. 47)