Special Education and Section 504 Students Exempt from Requirement to Pass the CAHSEE to Receive H.S. Diploma (11-2010)

As a follow-up to the August 10, 2009 Legal Update from our office, Memo No. 22-2009, Education Code section 60852.3 exempts students who are eligible for services under the Individuals with Distabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) and/or Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act (“Section 504”) from being required to pass the California High School Exit Exam (“CAHSEE”) in order to receive a high school diploma.