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California Laws & Codes

Official Web sites for California laws, Education Code, and California Code of Regulations.

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Official site for all California legislative information allows you to search for bill information and California law (including Education Code).

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Text of the regulations that have been formally adopted by state agencies, reviewed and approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL), and filed with the Secretary of State. This Web site is maintained by OAL.

Public Access
Information relating to public access to written information, open meetings, school facilities, and pupil records and grades.

Local Control - Districts and Counties
Information on the local responsibility granted to school districts and county education officials.

Immigration Status of Students: Proposition 187 of 1994 and the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 - CalEdFacts
The immigration status of students in California has been the subject of a variety of laws and legal challenges.

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  • CAASPP Proposed Notice (DOC) (added 13-Jan-2017)
    The CAASPP Proposed Notice for Emergency action, Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.