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Section 8802. (Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 825, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §8802.

For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:

(a)“Consortium” means two or more local educational agencies.

(b)“Cooperating agency” means any federal, state, or local public or private nonprofit agency that agrees to offer support services at a schoolsite through a program implemented under this chapter.

(c)“Council” means the Healthy Start Support Services for Children Program Council.

(d)“Lead agency” means the State Department of Education.

(e)“Local educational agency” means a school district or county office of education.

(f)“Private partner” means a private business or foundation that provides financial assistance or otherwise assists a support services program operated under this chapter.

(g)“Qualifying school” means a school that is any of the following:

(1)A school that maintains kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 6, inclusive, in which 50 percent or more of the enrolled pupils either (A) are from families that receive benefits from the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program or any successor program, have limited English proficiency, as identified pursuant to Section 52163, or both, or (B) are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals under Section 49552.

(2)A school that maintains any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive, in which 35 percent or more of the enrolled pupils either (A) are from families that receive benefits from the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program or any successor program, have limited English proficiency, as identified pursuant to Section 52163, or both, or (B) are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals under Section 49552.

(3)A school that does not satisfy the criteria in paragraph (1) or (2) but that demonstrates other factors that warrant its consideration, including, for example, exceptional need, potential to serve as a model program, or service to a particular target population. No more than 10 percent of the schools that participate in the program established by this chapter may be schools that qualify under this paragraph. A school that receives a grant under this paragraph shall ensure that the following pupils in that school are given priority to receive services provided with the grant money: (A) are from families that receive benefits from the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program or any successor program, have limited English proficiency, as identified pursuant to Section 52163, or both, or (B) are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals under Section 49552.

(h)“Secretary” means the Secretary of Child Development and Education.

(i)“Agency secretary” means the Secretary of the Health and Welfare Agency.

(j)“Superintendent” means the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(k)“Support services” means services that will enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children and their families.



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