Assembly Bill 872 – Elementary And Secondary Education Omnibus Bill

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

AB 872 amends existing law to prohibit a person who does not possess a valid credential issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Commission) from being elected or appointed to office as county superintendent of schools.  The bill requires that all county superintendents of schools in counties within classes (1) to (8) possess an administrative credential from the Commission.

The bill also amends provisions of the Health and Safety Code.  The bill authorizes community care facilities, licensed foster family homes, and foster family agencies to include non-minors who are individuals with exceptional needs within the group of children with varying designations and varying needs that may be placed in the applicable facility, home, or agency, so long as the facility is licensed and meets all other licensing requirements.

(AB 872 amends Sections 1206 and 1208 of the Education Code, and Section 1501.1 of the Health and Safety Code.)

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