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Reorganization of school district with more than 500,000 students   

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Any reorganization of a school district with more than 500,000 pupils in average daily attendance shall require that each new district created meets the following conditions:

(a) Socioeconomic diversity.

(b) Geographical compactness.

(c) Equity of resource distribution.

(d) Compliance with Crawford v. Board of Education, 17 Cal. 3d 280, and the terms of the consent decree in Rodriquez v. Los Angeles Unified School District, Consent Decree No. C-611358.

(e) Preservation of the policies used by magnet schools, charter schools, site-based management initiatives, and the LEARN program as those policies already exist in practice or pursuant to law.

(f) Compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1400 et seq.).

(g) Compliance with the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 1971), as amended.

(h) The formation of the new school districts does not result in the diminution of minority protections.

(i) The maintenance of the conditions of all collective bargaining agreements until their expirations.

(j) Recognition of the existing retiree health, dental, and vision care benefits.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 412, Sec. 2.)

Reference:

20 USC 1400

42 USC 1971