Assembly Bill 373 – Provides Foster Children And Homeless Youth With Priority Access To Intersession Periods

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Public Education
DATE: Dec 06, 2023

AB 373 requires a school district, county office of education, or charter school that operates an intersession program, including summer school, to provide priority access to foster children or homeless youth (as defined by McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act).  The bill further provides that if a foster child or homeless youth will be moving during an intersession period, the pupil’s parent, guardian, educational rights holder, or Indian custodian, shall determine which school the pupil attends for the intersession period.

(AB 373 amends Sections 48850 and 48853.5 of the Education Code.)

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