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Code No. 610.1 Special Education Student Graduation

The Interstate 35 Community School District shall issue to special education students the same certificate or diploma as granted to other students meeting the requisites necessary for completion of their educational program.  The school district shall establish the criteria for determining the completion of a course of study for students with a disability.

Graduation requirements for special education students will be in accordance with the prescribed course of study as described in their Individualized Education Program (IEP).  Each student’s IEP will include a statement of the projected date of graduation at least eighteen months in advance of the projected date and the criteria to be used in determining whether graduation will occur.  Prior to the special education student’s graduation, the IEP team will determine whether the graduation criteria have been met.


Approved:  October 19, 1998

Revised/Reviewed:  :  February 27, 2023