Education Code section 200et seq. is a comprehensive statutory scheme which prohibits sex, ethnic group
identification, race, national origin, religion, and mental or physical disability discrimination in education. Section 200 et seq. also bars discrimination of any basis that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes under Penal Code section 422.6, subdivision (a). The provisions of this law are applicable to all educational institutions located in California which receive or benefit from state financial assistance or enroll students who receive state financial aid. Education Code 47600 et seq., is specifically referenced in the Charter School Application approved by the Riverside County Board of Education in Section II. Students to be Served. All students may apply and be served. RCEA is open to all students.