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EDUCATION CODE
SECTION 13015-13030



13015.  (a) The State Librarian shall allocate grants pursuant to
the program established by this part. The grants awarded under the
program shall be awarded on a competitive basis.
   (b) The State Librarian may contract with independent review
panelists and establish an advisory panel to evaluate and make
recommendations to the State Librarian based on grant applications.
   (c) The State Librarian shall select as grant recipients
applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
   (1) Applicants demonstrate the capability to, administer and
complete the proposed project within specified deadlines and within
the specified budget.
   (2) Applicants have the experience, knowledge, and qualifications
to conduct quality educational activities regarding the exclusion and
detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
   (3) Projects link the Japanese-American exclusion and detention
experience with the experiences of other populations so that the
cause and circumstances of this and similar violations of civil
rights or acts of injustice may be illuminated and understood.
   (4) Projects are designed to maximize the long-term educational
impact of this chapter.
   (5) Projects build upon, contribute to, and expand upon, the
existing body of educational and research materials on the exclusion
and detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
   (6) Projects include the variety of experiences regarding the
exclusion and detention of Japanese-Americans and its impact before,
during, and after, World War II including those Japanese-Americans
who served in the military and those who were interned in Department
of Justice camps.
   (d) Applicants for grants pursuant to this section are encouraged
to do each of the following:
   (1) Involve former detainees, those excluded from the military
area, and their descendants in the development and implementation of
projects.
   (2) Develop a strategy and plan for raising the level of awareness
and understanding among the American public regarding the exclusion
and detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II so that the
causes and circumstances of this and similar events may be
illuminated and understood.
   (3) Develop a strategy and plan for reaching the broad,
multicultural population through project activities.
   (4) Develop local and regional consortia of organizations and
individuals engaged in similar educational, research, and development
efforts.
   (5) Coordinate and collaborate with organizations and individuals
engaging in similar educational, research, and development endeavors
to maximize the effect of grants.
   (6) Utilize creative and innovative methods and approaches in the
research, development, and implementation of their projects.
   (7) Seek matching funds, in-kind contributions, or other sources
of support to supplement their proposal.
   (8) Use a variety of media, including new technology, and the arts
to creatively and strategically appeal to a broad American public
while enhancing and enriching community-based educational efforts.
   (9) Include in the grant application scholarly inquiry related to
the variety of experiences and impact of the exclusion and detention
of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II, as well as its
relationship to the experience of other populations so that the
causes, circumstances, lessons, and contemporary applications of this
and similar events will be illuminated and understood.
   (10) Add relevant materials to or catalogue relevant materials in
libraries and other repositories for the creation, publication, and
distribution of bibliographies, curriculum guides, oral histories,
and other resource directories and supporting the continued
development of scholarly work on this subject by making a broad range
of archival, library, and research materials more accessible to the
American public.
   (e) The State Librarian may adopt other criteria as it deems
appropriate for its review of grant proposals. In reviewing projects
for funding, scoring shall be based on an evaluation of all
application materials: narratives, attachments, support letters,
supplementary materials, and other materials that may be requested of
applicants.


13020.  (a) In the review process, the State Librarian shall assign
the following order of priority to the criteria set forth in
subdivision (c) of Section 13015:
   (1) Criteria set forth in paragraphs (1) to (4), inclusive, shall
be given highest priority.
   (2) Criteria set forth in paragraphs (5) to (6), inclusive, shall
be given second priority.
   (b) The State Librarian shall consider the overall breadth and
variety of the field of applicants to determine the projects that
would best fulfill its program and mission. Final grant awards may be
for the full amount of the grant requests or for a portion of the
grant request.
   (c) Applicants for grants pursuant to this section may include any
of the following:
   (1) Nonprofit organizations exempt from taxation pursuant to
Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
   (2) Four-year colleges and universities.
   (3) Cultural institutions, arts organizations, and community
organizations.
   (4) Individual artists, writers, journalists, scholars, and
educators.
   (5) Units of government.
   (6) Consortia composed of any of the entities described in
paragraphs (1) to (5), inclusive.
   (d) Grants allocated pursuant to this section shall be provided
for the general purpose of establishing a legacy of remembrance as
part of a continuing process of recovery from World War II exclusion
and detention and specifically to do one or both of the following:
   (1) Educate the public regarding the history and the lessons of
the World War II exclusion, removal, and detention of persons of
Japanese ancestry through the development, coordination, and
distribution of new educational materials and the development of
curriculum materials to complement and augment resources currently
available on this subject matter.
   (2) Develop videos, plays, presentations, speaker bureaus, and
exhibitions for presentation to elementary, secondary, and community
college audiences.



13025.  On or before January 1, 2001, the State Librarian shall
report to the Governor and the appropriate fiscal and policy
committees of each house of the Legislature on the types of grants
awarded and the accomplishments of the program established pursuant
to this part.



13030.  (a) Funding for this program is subject to an appropriation
for this purpose in the annual Budget Act or other act.
   (b) Subject to an appropriation for this purpose in the annual
Budget Act or other measure, the State Librarian shall review and
identify programs with similar goals that may be combined with this
project in the future.
   (c) Subject to an appropriation in the annual Budget Act or other
measure for this purpose, the State Librarian shall report to the
Legislature by November 1, 2004, on the progress of the program and
on the results of the review required by subdivision (b).