Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/8/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Business/Action Items
Type: Info
Subject: 14.7 Graduation Requirements Update
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Summary: The Superintendent will report on progress of the district’s review of graduation requirements for Mt. Diablo USD students and the Board’s priority of increasing those requirements. This report will include:
• Committee membership – Who is on the committee?
• Report on process used – How often has the committee met? What information have they considered?
• Preliminary findings and progress on recommendation(s)

MDUSD graduation requirements were reduced on March 9, 2010 as follows:
1. Math requirement was dropped from 3 years (30 credits) to 2 years (20 credits).
2. Total number of credits needed for graduation from a comprehensive high school was reduced from 230 credits to 200 credits.
3. Total number of credits needed for graduation from an alternative/adult education high school was reduced to 180 credits.
Funding:
Fiscal Impact
Recommendation:
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Loreen Joseph - Secretary to the Superintendent
Signed By:
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent