Sec. 11310 - Parental Notice

ยง 11310. Parental Notice

(a) An LEA shall notify parents of the language acquisition programs and language programs available in the LEA at the time and in the manner specified in Education Code sections 48980 and 48981. The notice specified in this section shall include a description of the process for parents to request a language acquisition program or language program for their child.

(b) Regarding language acquisition programs, the notice shall include:

(1) A description of any such programs provided, including Structured English Immersion;

(2) Identification of any language to be taught in addition to English, when the program model includes instruction in another language;

(3) The information set forth in section 11309(c); and

(4) The process to request establishment of a language acquisition program not offered at the school.

(c) Regarding language programs, the notice shall specify the language(s) to be taught, and may include the program goals, methodology used, and evidence of the proposed program's effectiveness.

(d) Parents of pupils enrolling in an LEA after the beginning of the academic school year shall be provided the notice described above upon enrollment. An LEA may provide notice to parents at additional times throughout the year.

(e) The notice to parents pursuant to this section shall be provided as described above. Additionally, verbal notice shall be provided, upon request, as reasonably necessary to effectuate notice to the parents.

(1. Renumbering and amendment of former section 11304 to new section 11310 filed 1-8-2003; operative 1-8-2003 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2003, No. 2). 2. Amendment of section heading, repealer and new section and amendment of Note filed 5-18-2018; operative 7-1-2018 (Register 2018, No. 20).)

Note: Authority cited: Section 33031, Education Code. Reference: Sections 305, 306, 310, 48980 and 48981, Education Code; and 20 U.S.C. sections 1703(f), 6311 and 6318.

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