325R - High School Equivalency Requirements

  • Students are eligible for waiver of compulsory attendance requirements through participation in a high school equivalency preparation program under the following conditions:

    1. The student is at least sixteen (16) years of age.

    2. An educational plan is developed during a meeting with the student, the student’s parents or guardians, and the principal or principal’s designee which includes:

      1. Career guidance counseling;

      2. Mandatory enrollment in a general educational development program with an attendance requirement that provides for reporting of student nonattendance by the program administrator to the principal; and,

      3. Counseling on the economic impact of failing to complete high school.

    Students approved for waiver of compulsory attendance requirements through participation in a high school equivalency preparation program who fail to comply with the conditions of their educational plan shall be deemed to have forfeited the compulsory attendance waiver.

     

    Adopted: July 6, 1999
    Amended: July 1, 2014