It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize an appeal process for the resolution of disputes between the State Department of Education and local agencies which contract with the Department of Education pursuant to Section 8262 to provide child care and development services or to furnish property, facilities, personnel, supplies, equipment and administrative services.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 1061, Sec. 1.)

Terms Used In California Education Code 8401

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Child care and development services: means those services designed to meet a wide variety of needs of children and their families, while their parents or guardians are working, in training, seeking employment, incapacitated, or in need of respite. See California Education Code 8208
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.