ERIC Number: ED239195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
A Guidance Handbook for Parents & Students.
Rowland Unified School District, Rowland Heights, CA.
This handbook is intended to provide parents and students with an orientation to the high schools in the Rowland Unified School District (California). It can also serve as a model for other districts and schools which are developing orientation handbooks. Topics which are covered include: (1) school district personnel; (2) counseling and guidance services; (3) instructions for new student enrollment; (4) graduation requirements; (5) definitions of class credits, the grading scale, and grade level placement by credits; (6) suggested courses of study for graduation and for college preparation; (7) requirements for admission to California public and private colleges; (8) program changes, student assistant credit, and driver's training; (9) attendance procedures; (10) student services; (11) student rules and regulations; (12) a description of the testing program and tips for test-taking; (13) the honors and gifted programs; (14) cocurricular activities; (15) the bell schedule; (16) descriptions of 16 alternative and supplemental programs; and (17) the student calendar for 1983-84. An index is provided. This document was selected by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Task Force on Public Confidence as descriptive of a promising practice or exemplary project worthy of highlighting for the California educational community. (DC)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Attendance, Board of Education Policy, College Admission, Courses, Credits, Extracurricular Activities, Graduation Requirements, Guidance Programs, High Schools, Orientation Materials, Parent Materials, School Orientation, School Registration, Student Behavior, Testing
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Students
Authoring Institution: Rowland Unified School District, Rowland Heights, CA.