OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER READY STUDENTS
33-6102. flexible schedule. (1) A student is eligible to take a flexible schedule as provided in subsection (2) of this section if the student:
(a) Is at least sixteen (16) years of age;
(b) Maintains a cumulative 3.5 grade point average;
(c) Obtains permission from a parent or guardian, if under the age of eighteen (18) years;
(d) Achieves a college and career readiness score;
(e) Files with the student’s school:
(i) Notification of the student’s intent to take a flexible schedule;
(ii) The student’s participation portfolio; and
(iii) An essay of at least one (1) page explaining why the student wishes to have a flexible schedule and outlining the student’s future plans using such flexible schedule; and
(i) The civics requirement in section 33-1602, Idaho Code; and
(ii) The economics credit, government credits, and senior project required under the board’s graduation requirements, provided that the student’s senior project may describe the student’s experience in achieving a college and career readiness score and include a detailed explanation of the student’s future plans.
(2) An eligible student may, at the student’s option and upon notification to the student’s school, be relieved from completing any remaining high school graduation requirements. Such student shall have flexibility in the student’s schedule to:
(a) Take elective courses, career technical education programs, or core courses as selected by the student and determined to be available by the student’s school district or public charter school;
(b) Participate in apprenticeships or internships;
(c) Act as a tutor at any grade level; or
(d) Engage in such other activities as identified by the board.
(3) A student with a flexible schedule must adhere to the plans described pursuant to subsection (1)(e) of this section. If the student is under the age of eighteen (18) years, the student’s plans may be modified with the approval of the student’s parent or guardian.
[33-6102, added 2019, ch. 297, sec. 1, p. 879; am. 2020, ch. 26, sec. 2, p. 60.]