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Chapter 2. Pupils.Subchapter 7. Graduation of Pupils from Grade 12 and Credit Toward Graduation.Article 2. Credit Toward High School Graduation.Credit for Correspondence Instruction.   

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Credit toward graduation may be granted for correspondence instruction that meets the requirements of subdivision (a) and (b), is in a subject included in the pupil's course of study, and is given by an institution described in Education Code section 51740.

Payment of the cost of correspondence instruction may be made by the district, only if the requirements of Education Code section 51740 or 51741, as applicable, are met and all of the following conditions are fulfilled:

(a) The governing board determined the number of semester periods to be credited for successful completion of a particular correspondence course.

(b) No more than 40 semester periods of instruction by correspondence is credited to a pupil toward his graduation from grade 12.

(c) The district applied, on a form furnished by the California Department of Education and in accordance with the directions thereon, for authorization to provide the correspondence instruction; and the Superintendent of Public Instruction authorized it.

(Amended by Register 2010, No. 52.)