279.61 STUDENT PLAN FOR PROGRESS TOWARD UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS -- REPORT. 1. For the school year beginning July 1, 2008, and each succeeding school year, the board of directors of each school district shall cooperate with each student enrolled in grade eight to develop for the student a core curriculum plan to guide the student toward the goal of successfully completing, at a minimum, the core curriculum developed by the state board of education pursuant to section 256.7, subsection 26, by the time the student graduates from high school. The plan shall include career options and shall identify the coursework needed in grades nine through twelve to support the student's postsecondary education and career options. Additionally, the plan shall include a timeline for each student to successfully complete, prior to graduation, all components of the state-designated career information and decision-making system administered by the department in accordance with section 118 of the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Pub. L. No. 109-270. The student's parent or guardian shall sign the core curriculum plan developed with the student and the signed plan shall be included in the student's cumulative records. 2. For the school year beginning July 1, 2008, and each succeeding school year, the board of directors of each school district shall report annually to each student enrolled in grades nine through twelve in the school district, and, if the student is under the age of eighteen, to each student's parent or guardian, the student's progress toward meeting the goal of successfully completing the core curriculum and high school graduation requirements adopted by the state board of education pursuant to section 256.7, subsection 26.

         Section History: Recent Form

         2005 Acts, ch 149, §3; 2006 Acts, ch 1152, §13; 2007 Acts, ch 214,
      §36; 2008 Acts, ch 1127, §4
         Referred to in § 261E.4, 261E.6, 261E.8, 261E.9, 261E.10, 261E.13

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