EOPS was established into law by the Legislature in 1969 (SB 164, Alquist). The California Education Code, Article 8, Sections 69640-69656 outline the mandated fundamental goals and program activity objectives for EOPS. The California Code of Regulations (Title 5), Chapter 2.5 (Sections 56200-56292) outline the general provisions and requirements, student eligibility and responsibility, program standards, EOPS financial aid standards, staffing standards, plans and priorities, and funding and expenditures as mandated and required for EOPS.
The following are the links to the California Education Code and Title 5 regulations. Also attached are other memos and advisories that relate directly to EOPS.
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California Education Code
California Code of Regulatons (Title 5)
Statutes & Assembly & Senate Bills
Legislative Bill Information