The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and regulations under which teachers employed by California school districts may exchange positions with teachers in schools in other countries for a period of one year or less. The arrangements for such exchanges shall be made through the Department of Education and in cooperation with the teacher exchange programs administered by agencies of the federal government. The first such exchanges shall take place during the 1964-1965 school year.
Grants from the federal government or any department or agency thereof may be accepted by the state and its agencies to be expended pursuant to the programs and plans enumerated in this article. The Department of Education shall administer the teacher exchange program provided for in this article and shall do all acts necessary to carry out the purposes of this article.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)