Intended Purpose of Legislation

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Intended Purpose of Legislation
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To address learning recovery needs and provide additional options for students and parents, Assembly Bill (AB) 104 was signed into law on July 1st, 2021. In compliance with AB 104 - this notification is being posted to the website on Thursday, July 29, 2021.
 
 
Opportunity to Change Grades to Pass No/Pass

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Opportunity to Change Grades to Pass No/Pass
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Students who were enrolled in high school during the 2020-21 school year may apply to have one or more letter grades replaced with a Pass/No Pass Grade. 
The California Department of Education (CDE) developed an application for students to request the change.  Students will have 15 days to request the change.
 
* Some postsecondary educational institutions, including those in other states, may not accept a Pass No Pass grade instead of a letter grade for admission purposes.
 
Parents and students will have 15 calendar days to apply for a grade change; schools cannot accept grade change applications after those 15 days.
 
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Important Submittal Information

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Important Submittal Information
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  1. Students must have been enrolled in high school during the 2020-2021 school year.
  2. Students may apply to have one or more letter grades replaced with a Pass/No Pass Grade*
  3. Complete the CDE Form and return it to your school's Office Manager by Friday, August 13, 2021.
  4. No grade change applications can be accepted after 8/13/21.
  5. The school has 15 calendar days from when the grade change request was submitted to make the change on the student's transcript and to notify the student and/or parents.
*The California State University system must accept Pass/No Pass Grades without prejudice for an applicant who had enrolled in a high school in the state during any school year from 2020-21 to 2023-24.  Some higher education institutions, including those from other states, may not accept Pass/No Pass Grades.  The California Department of Education developed a list of schools accepting these grades (View the CDE website).