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505.7 Commencement

Students who have met the requirements for graduation will be allowed to participate in the commencement proceedings provided they abide by the proceedings organized by the school district.  It is the responsibility of the school administration to solicit input from each graduating class regarding the proceedings for their commencement.


Failure of a student to participate in commencement will not be a reason for withholding the student's final progress report or diploma certifying the student's completion of high school.


Date Board Approved: 9/15/1996

Date Board Updated/Reviewed: 3/21/2022


Legal Reference:          Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.3 (2013).

  281 I.A.C. 12.5.