| 5 CA ADC § 20434
5 CCR s 20434
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, s 20434
CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 5. EDUCATION
DIVISION 2. CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY
CHAPTER 3. CALIFORNIA READING AND LITERACY IMPROVEMENT AND
CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION BOND ACT OF 2000
ARTICLE 2. CALIFORNIA LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION
This database is current through 02/09/07, Register 2007,
s 20434. Funding Priorities.
(a) New public library project priorities
(1) First priority for new public library facilities: joint
As specified in Education Code section 19994(a)(1), first
for new public libraries shall be given to joint use projects
which the agency that operates the library and one or more
districts have a cooperative agreement. [See sections 20440(d)(1)
and Appendix 2 for information about Cooperative Agreements.]
Joint use projects shall be one of two types:
(A) Co-located library [See "Co-located library"
(B) Joint venture projects [See "Joint venture project"
in section 20430(ee)]
Joint venture projects shall provide one or more of the following
1. Computer center
A computer center houses computer systems with electronic
or other educational technologies to assist with any combination
K-12 student learning activities. Services shall include one
of the following:
a. A range of computer literacy classes covering introductory
advanced skill levels.
b. Access to the computer resources, including the Internet,
both public and student clienteles.
c. Computer literacy activities for students and their families
d. Distance learning equipment and staff to enable online
instruction and other forms of educational interaction with
communities, individuals, or institutions.
2. Family literacy center
A family literacy center houses materials and space for tutoring
and instructional activities to improve the ability of K-12
and their parents or caregivers to read and write English
develop lifelong learning skills. Activities shall include
more of the following:
a. One-to-one tutoring, either personal or online.
b. Small group instruction.
c. Reading and writing instruction.
d. Computers with software to improve reading and writing
e. Literacy programming for students and their families or
f. After-school literacy programming for students.
3. Homework center
A homework center houses space to provide materials and formal
support to assist K-12 students with homework and/or study
assignments. Support shall focus on the needs of students
either general assistance in reading, writing, science, language,
math skills, and study skills, or individual student assignment
assistance, or both. Services shall include one or more of
a. Specialized print and electronic resource collections responsive
to curriculum needs, including designated computer time for
b. Peer and/or adult assistance, either paid or volunteer.
c. Instruction in research and study skills.
d. Provision of appropriate support tools such as bibliographies,
listing of web sites, and pathfinders.
e. After-school computer or language literacy activities.
f. Temporary reserve or limited circulation collections in
to teacher requests.
4. Career center
A career center houses space to provide job, career, and college
education information to assist K-12 students in assessing
pursuing vocational and career choices. Information formats
include any combination of print, electronic, and audiovisual
resources. Service shall include one or more of the following:
a. Resources providing information on various careers and
vocations, future opportunities, and the necessary associated
skills and/or education.
b. Career counseling assistance, either paid or volunteer.
c. Information on available training programs and available
d. Resume assistance, online job posting, and interview training.
e. College-preparation programs, including scholarship information,
college application assistance, college entrance exam preparation,
and college essay and resume preparation.
5. Shared electronic and telecommunication library services
Shared library electronic and telecommunication services provide
for the sharing of electronic equipment and resources that
complement the curriculum of K-12 students. Services shall
one or more of the following:
a. Wide-area network between the public library and public
b. Collaborative electronic resource database licenses and
c. Collaborative catalog access and shared circulation systems
6. Subject specialty learning centers
Subject specialty learning centers house a comprehensive,
collection of resources and learning activities on a specific
subject area that complements the curriculum of the school
that is a part of the joint use cooperative agreement.
7. Other library services
Other similar collaborative library services that directly
(2) Second priority for new public library facilities: all
As specified in Education Code section 19994(a)(2), all other
public library projects shall be given second priority.
(b) Priorities for remodeling existing public library facilities
the applicant jurisdiction
(1) Remodeling first priority
As specified in Education Code section 19994(b)(1), to be
considered for first priority funding, a project to remodel
existing public library building owned by the applicant jurisdiction
shall be within the attendance area of a public elementary,
or high school that, at the time of application, is identified
having inadequate infrastructure to support access to computers
other educational technology.
(A) If the project is located in the attendance area of more
one public school, the applicant may select any one of the
with inadequate infrastructure.
(B) The applicant shall submit with the Application Form:
1. A letter from the public school district superintendent
verifying that at the time of the Board's application deadline:
a. The project site is located within the attendance area
identified public school.
b. None of the public school buildings at the identified public
school has an incoming telecommunication connection greater
thousand bits per second (512K bps).
2. A copy of the public school attendance area map showing
public library project site is within the attendance area.
(2) Remodeling second priority
As specified in Education Code section 19994(b)(2), second
shall be given to all other remodeling projects for existing
library facilities owned by library jurisdictions.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 19992 and 19994, Education
Reference: Sections 19991, 19993, 19994 and 19999, Education
1. New section filed 12-5-2001; operative 1-4-2002 (Register
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