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Los Angeles Unified School District Administration; The Los Angeles Mayor's Community Partnership for School Excellence   

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(a) The community partnership, directed by the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles and described in Section 35931, may request that the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools authorize the demonstration project described in this article. The demonstration project shall not proceed without that authorization.

(b) The county superintendent shall act upon a request received pursuant to subdivision (a) within 20 days of his or her receipt of the request. The county superintendent shall grant a request for authorization unless the county superintendent determines that one or more of the following conditions exist:

(1) The mayor and the partnership are demonstrably incapable, and not likely to gain the capability before the project begins, of implementing a sound educational program at the schools in the demonstration project.

(2) The mayor and the partnership have an irremediable and significant conflict of interest in undertaking the demonstration project involving the partners.

(3) The mayor and the partnership are demonstrably incapable, and not likely to gain the capability before the project begins, of providing sufficient financial oversight to ensure that the schools in the project are financially capable of sustaining a sound educational program and other operational services.

(c) After the completion of the progress report described in Section 35940, the county superintendent may withdraw authorization of the demonstration project by concluding and certifying that the progress report demonstrates that one or more of the following conditions exist:

(1) The mayor and the partnership are demonstrably incapable of implementing a sound educational program at the schools in the demonstration project.

(2) The mayor and the partnership have an irremediable and significant conflict of interest in undertaking the demonstration project involving the partners.

(3) The mayor and the partnership are demonstrably incapable of providing sufficient financial oversight to ensure that the schools in the project are financially capable of sustaining a sound educational program and other operational services.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 299, Sec. 3.)

Reference:

Education Code 35931