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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 65001]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

PART 28. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS [51000 - 53315]

  ( Part 28 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Required Courses of Study [51200 - 51284.5]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

ARTICLE 3. Courses of Study, Grades 7 to 12 [51220 - 51230]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

  
51225.5.  

(a) (1) The governing board of a school district maintaining a high school may confer honorary high school diplomas upon foreign exchange students from other countries who have not completed the course of study ordinarily required for graduation, and who are returning to their home countries following the completion of one academic school year in a school district in the state.

(2) The governing board of a school district, a county office of education, and the governing body of a charter school maintaining a high school may confer an honorary high school diploma upon a pupil who is terminally ill.

(b) An honorary high school diploma awarded pursuant to this section shall be clearly distinguishable from the regular diploma of graduation awarded by the school district, county office of education, or charter school.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 167, Sec. 8. (AB 2109) Effective January 1, 2019.)