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Chapter 7. Graduation of Pupils from Grade 12 and Credit Toward Graduation. Article 1. Measurement of Credit Toward Graduation from Grade 12. Definiti   

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For the purposes of this chapter:

(a) "Semester period" and the "time equivalent to a semester period" mean:

(1) One period of 40 to 60 minutes of instructional time per week throughout one semester of no less than 17 weeks.

(2) A minimum of 12 clock hours of instructional time provided during the academic year or in a summer school.

(b) "Semester period" and the "content equivalent to a semester period" mean:

(1) While the content to be covered is planned within the time frames referred to in (a), a student may be granted one semester period of credit even though the student spends less than the aforementioned amount of time in completing the necessary work.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031

(Amended by Register 77, No. 39.)