Section 44730. (Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 844, Sec. 2.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §44730.
(a)The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall allocate funds appropriated for purposes of this chapter to school districts for the purposes of funding the Education Technology Staff Development Program in an equal amount per pupil in grades 4 to 8, inclusive, based upon the enrollment in all eligible schools in those grades, as determined by the State Department of Education, as of October of the prior fiscal year, but the total amount allocated to an eligible school district shall not be greater than an amount equal to twenty dollars ($20) per pupil in grades 4 to 8, inclusive, in the eligible schools in the school district.
(b)The State Department of Education shall monitor this program to ensure that an equitable share of the funding allocated pursuant to this chapter serves low-income disadvantaged pupils.