School districts shall file applications with the Superintendent of Public Instruction by June 15 of the preceding school year for prior approval of proposed programs for the next school year. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall submit to the State Board of Education for final approval a list of tentatively approved agencies.
(a) The application shall be accompanied by the written plan for the program described in Section 3831 (j) and shall explain how the program will be appropriately differentiated from the regular school program of the district and how it will meet the specific academic needs of the participating gifted and talented pupils.
(b) Approval shall be based upon evidence of compliance with the general standards set forth in Section 3831.
(c) Approval shall be for a period to be determined by the Superintendent of Public Instruction but not to exceed three years with specific programmatic data to be submitted annually. Approval of programs may be renewed upon submission of an application form and written evaluation of the district's or county's gifted and talented program in accordance with Section 3831(j).
Education Code 33031
Education Code 52203
Education Code 52204
(Amended by Register 83, No. 16.)