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Longview, WA, USA

Policy No. 2413

Instruction

 

EQUIVALENCY CREDIT FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES

Core academic course equivalencies for high school career and technical courses shall be reviewed and approved for equivalency credit by a district team appointed by the superintendent or a designee.

The district team shall include a school administrator, the career and technical administrator, an instructor from the core academic subject area, an instructor from the appropriate career and technical course, a school counselor and a representative from the curriculum department.

Career and technical courses approved for equivalency must meet the following criteria:

A. Align with the state’s essential academic learning requirements and grade level expectations; and

B. Align with current industry standards, as evidenced in the curriculum frameworks. The local career and technical advisory committee shall certify that courses meet industry standards.

 

Legal References:

WAC 392-410 Courses of Study and Equivalencies
WAC 180-51 High School Graduation Requirements
RCW 28A.230.120 High School Diplomas – Issuance- Option to receive final transcripts –Notice.

Management Resources: Policy News, August 2006 Legislature Codifies Course Equivalency for Career and Technical Courses

Cross References: Policy 2410, Graduation Requirements

 

Initially Adopted: November 5, 2007

Adopted: December 14, 2009