(a) The purpose of the partnership authorized by Section 48810.5 shall be to provide a seamless bridge to college for pupils not already college bound and to reduce the time needed for advanced students to complete programs.
(b) A pupil who elects to participate in the partnership authorized by Section 48810.5 shall complete the augmented California Standards Test in grade 11 to determine readiness for college-level coursework, and shall enroll in coursework during grade 12 to remedy any deficiencies diagnosed by the augmented test. The consent of a parent or guardian of a pupil shall be required prior to a pupil's participation in the partnership.
(c) Article 1 (commencing with Section 48800) does not apply to pupils enrolled in a partnership operating pursuant to this article.
(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 633, Sec. 2.)