(a) The State Department of Education shall apportion funds appropriated for purposes of this article to school districts on the basis of an equal amount per statewide pupil enrollment in kindergarten and grades 1 to 3, inclusive.
(b) For the purposes of this article, the term "school districts" means school districts and county offices of education and the term "governing boards" means governing boards of school districts and county boards of education.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 196, Sec. 3.)