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The Board of Trustees recognizes that a well-articulated sequence of courses fosters academic progress and makes for the best possible use of instructional time.

(cf. 6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation)

(cf. 6161.1 - Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials)

The Superintendent or designee shall establish processes for ensuring the articulation of courses across grade levels within the district and shall work with representatives of appropriate area districts to ensure articulation of courses between elementary and secondary schools.

The courses of study shall prepare students to meet the requirements and prerequisites for admission to California public colleges and universities and/or attain entry-level employment skills in business or industry upon graduation from high school. (Education Code 51228)

(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)

(cf. 6178 - Vocational Education)

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that all otherwise qualified students have a timely opportunity, within the four years before graduation, to enroll in each course necessary to fulfill the requirements and prerequisites for admission to California public colleges and universities. (Education Code 51228)

In addition, the course of study shall include instructions in skills and knowledge for adult life and career technical training. (Education Code 51224)

(cf. 6030 - Integrated Academic and Vocational Instruction)

The Superintendent or designee shall develop a process by which courses are submitted to the University of California for review and certification in order to meet university admission criteria, and shall maintain an accurate list of all current high school courses that have been so certified.

(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)

(cf. 6141.5 - Advanced Placement)

Guidance services shall be available to help students select courses relevant to their academic needs and future goals.

(cf. 6164.2 - Counseling/Guidance Services)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33319.3 Driver education; CDE materials on road rage

33540 Government and civics instruction in interaction with government agencies

51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety

51203 Instruction on alcohol, narcotics and restricted dangerous drugs

51204 Course of study designed for student's needs

51204.5 History of California; contributions of men, women and ethnic groups to development of state and nations

51210-51212 Areas of study for grades 1-6

51220-51230 Course of study for grades 7-12

51241 Exemption from physical education

51911-51921 Comprehensive health educational plans

51934 Instruction on AIDS and AIDS prevention

51940 Curriculum for brain and spinal cord injury prevention

66204 Certification of high school courses as meeting university admission criteria

GOVERNMENT CODE

3543.2 Scope of representation

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

11032 Definition of dangerous drugs

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

10020 Driver education

10060 Physical education program

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6101-6251 School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CDE: http:// www.cde.ca.gov

University of California, College Prep Online Courses and Services: http://www.uccp.org

Policy CENTRAL UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 14, 2006 El Centro, California