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21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens Program   

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(a) Priority for funding pursuant to this article shall be given to programs that previously received funding pursuant to Section 8421, for expansion of existing grants up to the per site maximum established under paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 8426, or to replace expiring grants that have satisfactorily met their projected attendance goals.

(b) A program established pursuant to this article shall be planned through a collaborative process that includes parents, pupils, representatives of participating schools, governmental agencies, including city and county parks and recreation departments, community organizations, law enforcement, and, if appropriate, the private sector.

(c) Every pupil attending a school operating a program pursuant to this article is eligible to participate in the program, subject to program capacity. A program established pursuant to this article may charge family fees. Programs that charge family fees shall waive or reduce the cost of these fees for pupils who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.

(d) A program established pursuant to this article shall have the option of operating under either of the following modes:

(1) After school only.

(2) After school and during any combination of before school, weekends, summer, intersession, and vacation.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 470, Sec. 1.)