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

Courses of study for secondary grades 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. 6146.11 - Alternative Credits Toward Graduation)

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

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.

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

(cf. 6164.2 - Guidance/Counseling Services)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

33319.3 Driver education; CDE materials on road rage

33540 Government and civics instruction in interaction with government agencies

48980 Parental notifications

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

51210-51212 Areas of study for grades 1-6

51220-51229 Course of study for grades 7-12

51241 Exemption from physical education

51911-51921 Comprehensive health educational plans

51930-51939 California Comprehensive Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Act

51940 Curriculum for brain and spinal cord injury prevention

53278-53280 Supplemental School Counseling Program

66204 Certification of high school courses as meeting university admission criteria

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

11032 Definition of dangerous drugs

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

10020-10049 Automobile driver education and training

10060 Physical education program

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

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

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Career Resource Network: http://www.californiacareers.info

California Colleges.edu: http://www.californiacolleges.edu

California Department of Education: http:// www.cde.ca.gov

University of California, Certified Course Lists: http://doorways.ucop.edu/list

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

Policy METROPOLITAN EDUCATION DISTRICT

adopted: June 14, 2006 San Jose, California

revised: March 10, 2010