EIF(LOCAL) - ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: GRADUATION

Local Requirements

Courses

To graduate, a student must complete the courses required by the District in addition to those mandated by the state.

Extracurricular Activities and Community Service

To graduate, a student must also complete the District's extracurricular activity and community service requirements as described in appropriate District publications.

Foundation Program

The courses that satisfy District requirements under the foundation program, including courses for the distinguished level of achievement and courses for endorsements offered by the District, shall be listed in appropriate District publications.

Without an Endorsement

The District requires completion of 6 credits in addition to the number mandated by the state for graduation under the foundation program without an endorsement. Graduation under the foundation program without an endorsement shall be permitted only as authorized under state law and rules.

With an Endorsement

The District requires completion of 2 credits in addition to the number mandated by the state for graduation under the foundation program with an endorsement.

Distinguished Level of Achievement

The District requires completion of 2 credits in addition to the number mandated by the state for graduation under the foundation program with the distinguished level of achievement.

No Fine Arts Substitutions

The District shall not award state graduation credit in fine arts for participation in a community-based fine arts program.

Physical Education Substitutions

Activities and Courses

To the extent permitted by state rules, the District shall award state graduation credit in physical education for participation in approved activities and elective courses.

No Private or Commercial Programs

The District shall not award state graduation credit in physical education for private or commercially sponsored physical activity programs conducted either on or off campus. [See also EHAC]

Palestine ISD

EIF(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2019.03

DATE ISSUED: 9/20/2019