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La Canada USD |  BP  6146.5  Instruction

Elementary School Promotion/Standards Of Proficiency   

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The Governing Board shall adopt district standards of proficiency in reading comprehension, writing and computational skills and in other areas the Board deems appropriate. Students shall be assessed for these basic skills and receive remedial instruction when needed.

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the district's standards of proficiency are developed with the active involvement of teachers, administrators, counselors and parents/guardians and that they are articulated with standards adopted by the local high school district. (Education Code 51215)

The Superintendent or designee shall provide for the periodic screening of assessment instruments for racial, cultural or sexual bias.

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

(cf. 6143 - Courses of Study)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

48070-48070.5 Promotion and retention

51400-51403 Elementary school diplomas

52507-52510 Requirements for eighth grade graduation (adult school)

60641-60647 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

60648 Minimum performance levels

Policy LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Adopted: July 15, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California