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Provides information on the purpose, services, outcomes, funding, and students served for independent study.

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Exemplary Independent Study

For many students, independent study is the educational option that enables them to most fully realize their potential. This alternative instructional strategy offers the flexibility to meet individual student needs, interests, and styles of learning. Independent study, however, is not an alternative curriculum and independent study students are expected to meet the same educational objectives as all other students. By law, independent study education is to be equal in quality and quantity to classroom instruction.

Questions: Yvonne Evans | yevans@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-2562 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, October 5, 2017
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