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Senate Bill 872 – Requires The Department Of Education Publish An Annual Report On Its Website Identifying The Average Class Size Of Schools In School Districts, County Offices Of Education, And Charter Schools
Existing law requires public elementary and secondary schools in California to record attendance and retain related records.
SB 872 establishes a new reporting requirement for the State Department of Education (the Department). The bill requires the Department annually prepare and post publicly a report of public school pupil enrollment. The report shall be known as the “California raw class size data report” in a manner that allows the public to determine the following data:
- The average class size for self-contained and departmentalized class for each school site from transitional kindergarten through all elementary school grades.
- The average class size for self-contained and departmentalized class for each school site for each middle school grade.
- The average class size for self-contained and departmentalized class for each school site for each high school grade.
This bill applies to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools.
(SB 872 adds Section 33317.5 to the Education Code.)