Article 2.5. Interdisciplinary Assessment Of Inmates of California Penal Code >> Title 1. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 8. >> Article 2.5.

The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall conduct assessments of all inmates that include, but are not limited to, data regarding the inmate's history of substance abuse, medical and mental health, education, family background, criminal activity, service in the United States military, and social functioning. The assessments shall be used to place the inmate in programs that will aid in his or her reentry to society and that will most likely reduce the inmate's chances of reoffending.
A credentialed teacher, vice principal, or principal shall provide input relating to the academic or vocational education program placement of an inmate pursuant to Section 3375 of Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations, including, but not limited to, interviewing the inmate, verifying the inmate's education records and test scores, or being present at meetings relating to the academic or vocational education program placement.