State School Building Aid Law of 1952. General Provisions
The State Department of Education, in addition to any responsibilities or approvals required under Sections 39000 to 39323, inclusive, shall provide the following services to school districts making applications for apportionments under this chapter:
(1) It shall assist school districts in organizing a comprehensive planning effort. It shall guide a planning process through its appropriate steps and, when requested by a school district, it shall provide the school district with sources of expertise, either public or private, which may be able to contribute to the development of plans to find solutions for specific problems a school district may have.
(2) It shall provide continuing research in relation to all phases of educational programs and the school facilities that are required to implement these educational programs.
(3) It shall provide a review and evaluation service to school districts to assure the effectiveness of the facilities that have been provided in accommodating educational programs.
(4) It shall provide communication media through publications, seminars, and prepare planning guides and procedures containing recommendations, which guides shall be used to disseminate educational planning information to all school districts.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Operative January 1, 1998.)