The California American Indian Education Center Program
(a) The California American Indian Education Center Program shall sunset on January 1, 2012.
(b) (1) Each center shall annually submit a report to the department that includes appropriate data, presented in a format developed jointly with the department, that reflects each center's ability to meet its stated objectives, measure pupil academic performance, and meets the continued educational and cultural needs of the community that the center serves.
(2) On or before January 1, 2011, the department shall report consolidated results for all centers and supply information that is required for a comprehensive evaluation of those results, and make recommendations for program improvement.
(c) The centers shall maintain sound fiscal policies. The department shall provide technical assistance and training to the centers in order to assist the centers to maintain sound fiscal policies. The department may require an annual program audit, however, if the department deems it fiscally unsound for the centers to provide an annual audit, a fiscal review shall suffice.
(d) The department shall provide technical assistance and professional development to the directors of the California American Indian education centers throughout the year that shall include timely documented responses and professional guidance meant to improve center programs.
(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 880, Sec. 6.)