(1) School districts shall continue to issue diplomas to students as evidence that students have completed their public school education. At or before grade 12, a diploma shall be conferred upon all students completing the requirements established by the State Board of Education and the school districts. In addition to the diploma, school districts shall make the following available:
(a) A certificate, to be conferred upon students who with additional services and accommodations do not meet the standards for the Certificate of Initial Mastery.
(b) Certificate of Initial Mastery, to be conferred upon all students meeting state and local standards and requirements for the Certificate of Initial Mastery in particular subjects pursuant to ORS 329.465.
(c) Certificate of Advanced Mastery, to be conferred upon all students meeting state and local standards and requirements for the Certificate of Advanced Mastery in one of the areas pursuant to ORS 329.475.
(d) Career endorsements, which are focus areas that identify a high quality career related course of study which informs students about future choices and simultaneously prepares them for further education, lifelong learning and employment.
(2) In addition to the diploma, certificates and career endorsements required by subsection (1) of this section, school districts may offer Certificate of Initial Mastery subject area endorsements, to be conferred upon all students meeting state and local standards and requirements for a subject area endorsement pursuant to ORS 329.465.Section: Previous 329.420 329.425 329.430 329.440 329.445 329.445 329.447 329.447 329.450 329.451 329.455 329.460 329.465 329.465 329.467 Next
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