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Preferred Placement for Eleven- and Twelve-year-old Children

  • Pursuant to Chapter 78, Statutes of 2005 (Senate Bill 68) which amended Education Code Section 8263.4 by specifying that the preferred placement for eleven- and twelve-year-old children who are otherwise eligible for subsidized child care services shall be in a before or after school program (After School Education and Safety Program or a 21st Century Community Learning Center Program). This section does not apply to an 11- or 12-year-old child with a disability, including a child with exceptional needs who has an individual education plan as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1400), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 794), or Part 30 (commencing with Section 56000) of this code. The savings generated from each contract year by implementation of this change shall remain with each program contract and shall be reported annually to the California Department of Education (CDE).The CDE shall report annually to the Legislature the amount of savings statewide resulting from the implementation.

2007 Report to the Legislature–Senate Bill 68 (Statutes of 2005, Education Code, Section 8263.4)

2009 Report to the Legislature–Senate Bill 68 (Statutes of 2005, Education Code, Section 8263.4)

2011 Report to the Legislature–Senate Bill 68 (Statutes of 2005, Education Code, Section 8263.4)

2013 Report to the Legislature–Senate Bill 68 (Statutes of 2005, Education Code, Section 8263.4)

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