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Section 32500. (Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1037, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §32500.

(a)In order to encourage greater involvement of educational institutions in planning and developing prison-based educational programs, the Director of Corrections, the Chancellor of the California State University and Colleges, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, with the advice of the California Postsecondary Education Commission, shall enter into interagency agreements. Such agreements shall provide for, but not be limited to, all of the following:

(1)A determination of the roles of the Department of Corrections, the office of the Chancellor of the California State University and Colleges, the office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, and the Department of Education, in developing policy for prison-based educational programs.

(2)Joint policy and program planning.

(b)The Director of Corrections, the Chancellor of the California State University and Colleges, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, and the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall appoint an advisory committee to do, but not be limited to doing, all of the following:

(1)Making recommendations on the use of instructional television in these programs.

(2)Reviewing and making recommendations relating to any proposed budgets for these programs.

(3)Reviewing and making recommendations relating to the implementation of the interagency agreement.

(c)Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, the Director of Corrections shall administer all prison-based education programs.





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