Sec. 7. Upon the request of a student’s parent, the student may be exempted from the Core 40 curriculum requirement for an Indiana diploma with a Core 40 designation set forth in section 1.5 of this chapter and be required to complete the general curriculum for an Indiana diploma with a general designation to be eligible to graduate. Except as provided in section 10 of this chapter, the student’s parent and the student’s counselor (or another staff member who assists students in course selection) shall meet to discuss the student’s progress. Following the meeting, the student’s parent shall determine whether the student will achieve greater educational benefits by:

(1) continuing the general curriculum; or

(2) completing the Core 40 curriculum.

As added by P.L.105-2005, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.192-2018, SEC.30.