Short Term Independent Study Contract (ISC)

ISC Internal Procedures Summary based on CDE Guidelines-  
(BP 6158, and AR 6158)

  • California students are entitled to a free and appropriate public education provided by us as long as their address is in our boundary or they are here on an approved transfer request.
  • Any student who will miss from 5-15 days is eligible for an ISC.
  • The law does not limit the number of ISCs a parent may request; however, if the student has not completed three days of assignments, we may deny them future ISCs.
  • We receive ADA for every completed minimum day of work on an ISC
  • A request for longer than 15 days is at the teacher’s discretion, and needs to be approved by the Director of Student Services acting as the Superintendent’s designee.
  • The student may work on an ISC anywhere in the world and can take school resources with  them to work on it.

Parent Responsibilities-

  1. Notify the school at least one week in advance; for an emergency, 24 hours in advance.
  2. Before the absence, complete and sign the ISC contract agreeing to complete all of the work.
  3. Pick up the work and any textbooks needed on the last day prior to the student’s departure.
  4. Supervise your child to ensure all of the work is completed before you return to school.
  5. Turn ALL work to the office within one week of the end of the contract.