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EDUCATION CODE
SECTION 48987



48987.  The governing board of a school district or county office of
education shall upon request disseminate the guidelines adopted by
the State Department of Education pursuant to Section 33308.1 to
parents or guardians of minor pupils in the primary language of the
parent or guardian. The governing board of a school district or
county office of education is encouraged to inform a parent or
guardian, that desires to file a complaint against a school employee
or other person that commits an act of child abuse as defined in
Section 11165.6 of the Penal Code against a pupil at a schoolsite, of
the procedures for filing the complaint with local child protective
agencies pursuant to the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act,
established pursuant to Chapter 1444 of the Statutes of 1987. In the
case of oral communications with the parent or guardian whose primary
language is other than English, concerning that guideline or the
procedures for filing child abuse complaints, the governing board
shall provide an interpreter for that parent or guardian.