(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purposes of implementing a program established pursuant to this article, the State Board of Education may waive any part, article, or section of this code, or any regulation adopted by the State Board of Education that implements this code upon request by a governing board of a school district on a districtwide basis or on behalf of its schools or programs, if the governing board does both of the following:
(1)Provides written documentation that the exclusive representative of certificated employees concurs with the request. Failure of the exclusive representative of certificated employees to concur in the waiver request shall constitute cause for its denial.
(2) Demonstrates that the waiver request is necessary to implement the proposed pilot project.
(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply to Section 51513 or Part 26 (commencing with Section 46000), other than Section 46206.
(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 313, Sec. 3. Effective August 19, 1998.)