Section 51141. (Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 734, Sec. 8.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §51141.
The State Department of Education shall select, through a competitive process, the school districts that shall be awarded training grants under this article. At least 70 percent of the available funding shall be granted to school districts that contract with nonprofit community-based organizations that demonstrate each of the following:
(a)Ability to recruit and retain parent populations with traditionally low participation rates, including, but not limited to, immigrant and low-income parents.
(b)Ability to conduct parent training in various languages to meet the specific cultural and linguistic needs of the school communities to be served.
(c)Experience in collaborating with school districts, individual schools, local agencies, and community educational resources in implementing parent involvement programs.
(d)Ability to retain a high percentage of parent participants in their training course.