HOME-STUDY DRIVER EDUCATION
The program has operated using a nonclassroom format for not less than four years.
The program has provided a minimum of 2,000 hours of driver education, as described in subdivision (j) of Section 51220 of the Education Code, and the principal of the school holds a driving school operator's license issued by the department.
Is a California private secondary school.
A driver education program licensed under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 11100) of Division 5 selected by the department to present a nonclassroom course utilizing printed materials based upon a model curriculum approved by the department.
A driver education program licensed under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 11100) of Division 5 selected by the department to present a nonclassroom course utilizing an interactive, computer-based program that follows a model curriculum approved by the department.
The department shall require the selected providers to do all of the following:
Submit to the department a statement that the school, if applicable, is in compliance with Section 33191 of the Education Code.
Maintain on file a release statement signed by the parent or guardian of each student in the study permitting the release of information deemed by the department to be relevant to the completion of the study. The form and contents of the release statement shall be determined by the department.
Provide, at no cost to the department, on a schedule to be determined by the department, information pertaining to the provider' s students, including, but not limited to, the student's true full name, the student's birth date, the certificate number, and the date the certificate was issued. All information provided to the department that identifies a specific individual participating in the pilot project shall be kept confidential. All data collected pursuant to this section shall be used only for the purposes of the pilot project.
Maintain all records and proof of compliance under the terms of this section as follows:
Records shall be available for inspection during regular business hours at the principal place of business of the provider by an authorized representative of the department.
Individual records for pilot project participants shall not be requested prior to the 10th working day following completion of the course, and inspections may not take place on Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.
Providers need not retain records for purposes of inspection under this pilot project after January 1, 2004.
The department shall include not less than 8,000 students in the pilot project, with approximately 2,000 participants in each of the groups described in subdivision (c).
The department shall employ a consultant group with established expertise in designing and evaluating driver education curricula for the purpose of developing the curriculum and program standards to be used in this pilot project.