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Supplemental School Counseling Program   

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(a) Funds appropriated in the annual Budget Act for the purposes of this chapter shall be allocated to school districts based on an equal amount per pupil enrolled in the district in the prior fiscal year, based on the fall California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) enrollment data, in grades 7 to 12, inclusive, with the following minimum-grant exceptions:

(1) Five thousand dollars ($5,000) for each schoolsite that has 100 or fewer pupils enrolled in any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive.

(2) Ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for each schoolsite that has at least 101, but not more than 200, pupils enrolled in any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive.

(3) Thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) or an amount per pupil enrolled, whichever is greater, for each schoolsite with more than 200 pupils enrolled in any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive.

(b) Funds allocated pursuant to this section shall supplement, and not supplant, expenditures made by a school district for school counseling programs.

(c) For purposes of this section, a charter school is not eligible to receive a minimum grant but instead shall receive an amount per pupil enrolled in grades 7 to 12, inclusive.

(d) Funds appropriated in the annual Budget Act for the purposes of this chapter shall be used to provide supplemental counseling services delivered by personnel who hold a valid pupil personnel services credential.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 730, Sec. 33.)