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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 - 64100]

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

PART 28. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS [51000 - 53315]

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

CHAPTER 3. Diplomas and Certificates [51400 - 51474]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 2. Diplomas [51410 - 51413]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

51410.
  

No diploma, certificate or other document which is conferred upon a pupil as evidence of his completion of a prescribed course of study or training shall bear any distinctive marking or words which indicate that the pupil upon whom it was conferred was, for purposes of his course of study or training, placed within a particular classification based upon his intellectual or mental capacity.

The provisions of this section shall not be construed to prevent a diploma, certificate or other document from indicating that the pupil upon whom it is conferred maintained exceptionally high grades during his course of study or training, or that he completed his course with honors, or to prevent the governing board of any school district from publicizing such information.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

51411.
  

No governing board of any school district maintaining a high school shall require as a condition for graduation from the high schools within the district that a pupil have resided within the district for any minimum length of time.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 36.)

51412.
  

No diploma, certificate or other document, except transcripts and letters of recommendation, shall be conferred on a pupil as evidence of completion of a prescribed course of study or training, or of satisfactory attendance, unless the pupil has met the standards of proficiency in basic skills prescribed by the governing board of the high school district, or equivalent thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 43. Effective January 1, 2001.)

51413.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the governing board or body of a local educational agency, and the department on behalf of state special schools, shall grant a diploma of graduation from high school to any pupil who completed grade 12 in the 2003–04 school year through the 2014–15 school year and met all applicable graduation requirements other than the passage of the high school exit examination required pursuant to former Section 60851, as that section read on January 1, 2017.

(b) For purposes of this section, “local educational agency” means a school district, county office of education, or charter school.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 641, Sec. 11. (AB 830) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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