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Policies & Education Principles

Archive of education policies and state board responsibilities as approved and accepted by the California State Board of Education.

State Board of Education Responsibilities
By statute, the State Board of Education is the governing and policy-making body of the California Department of Education along with a variety of other responsibilities.

Waiver Policies
All Waiver Policies approved by the State Board of Education.


Policy #01-08: Public Schools Accountability Act: Impact of the Scores of English Language Learners
Dated December 2001.

Policy #01-09: Golden State Examinations and California Standards Tests: Implementation of Senate Bill 233 (Chapter 722, Statutes of 2001)
Dated December 2001.

Policy #01-07: California High School Exit Exam: Waiver of Test Passage for Specific Special Education Students
Dated December 2001.

Policy #01-03: Independent Study: Average Daily Attendance (ADA)-to-Teacher Ratio April 2001
Dated April 2001.

Policy #01-02: School Safety, Discipline, and Attendance
Dated March 2001.


Policy #00-05: Charter School Average Daily Attendance: Alternative Calculation Method July 2000
Dated July 2000

Policy #00-01: Nonpublic School/Agency (hiring of former LEA employees within 365 days)
Dated May 2000


Policy #99-04: External Evaluator Conflict of Interest - Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (II/USP)
Dated September 1999


Policy #98-04: Educational Programs and Services for English Learners
Dated October 1998

Policy #99-03: Physical Education Requirements
Dated June 1998


Policy Statement: Guidance and Counseling
Adopted 6/80. Revised June 9, 1995


Policy #89-01: Parent Involvement in the Education of Their Children
Originally adopted January 1989. Revised September 1994.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, February 17, 2017