as amended, Alejo.
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Existing law establishes preschool programs and public and private elementary and secondary schools throughout the state. Existing law also establishes the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education to provide guidance and support to local educational agencies and other entities that operate schools and preschool programs, and further authorizes the establishment and operation of numerous educational programs on the state level that are administered by the state board, the department, or other state agencies.end delete
Existing law expresses the finding and declaration of the Legislature that there is a need to encourage the adoption of new or improved educational ideas, practices, and techniques in solving critical educational problems in preschool, elementary, and secondary schools throughout the state, but that there are a large number of permanent commissions, committees, and councils, some of which have overlapping duties and functions or that have been perpetuated in existence beyond the original need or purpose for which they were created. Existing law expresses the intent of the Legislature to create 3 levels of educational advisory bodies, as specified.end delete
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes in these provisions.end delete
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The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 33500 of the Education Code is amended
(a) The Legislature finds and declares both of the
34(1) There is further need to encourage the adoption of new or
35improved educational ideas, practices, and techniques in solving
36critical educational problems in preschool, elementary, and
37secondary schools throughout the state. In recognition of the need
38for the planning and developing of new programs involving a wide
39range of new approaches designed to improve the quality of
40education available in this state, this chapter is expressly enacted
P5 1to foster innovation and create change in education, based on
2research and proven need. It is the purpose of this chapter to bring
3purposeful change and experimentation to schools throughout the
4state, through the use of all available resources of the state.
5(2) There are in existence a large number of permanent
6commissions, committees, and councils, some of which have
7overlapping duties and functions, and some of which have been
8perpetuated in existence beyond the original need or purpose for
9which they were created.
10(b) Therefore, in
order to provide a more economical, efficient,
11and logical structure to educational policymaking, it is the intent
12of the Legislature to create three levels of educational advisory
13bodies: educational policy advisory commissions, educational
14advisory committees, and educational task forces.