Special Education and Section 504 Students No Longer Required to Pass the CAHSEE to Receive H.S. Diploma 22-2009

As part of the recent budget related legislation passed by the Governor on July 28, 2009, students that qualify for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) and/or Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act (“Section 504”) are not required to pass the California High School Exit Exam (“CAHSEE”) in order to receive a high school diploma., search terms: special education, IDEA, CAHSEE, Section 504, 1973 Rehabilitation Act, Education Code section 60852.3.