Online Learning - Procedures - 2024-P

Mukilteo School District
Instruction - Series 2000
Online Learning - Procedures - 2024-P
  1. Definitions

    Online Courses:  An “online course” is one in which more than half of the content is delivered online and more than half of the instruction is delivered online by a teacher from a different location than that of the student.

    Online School Program: “Online school program” is delivered by a school district or cooperative of school districts, and provides an online, comprehensive and sequential program of courses or grade-level coursework and instruction in which more than half of the program is delivered online and more than half of the instruction is delivered online by a teacher from a different location than that of the student.

  2. Student Access to Online Courses and Online School Programs

    The District does not facilitate access to any online learning opportunities.  The District fully releases all students who request to attend an online school program per Board Policy 3141 and Procedures 3141-P Release and Admission for Students to Attend School in a NonResident District prior to entering an online program or the District enters into an Inter-District Agreement to Share Student FTE with an online school program.

  3. Types of Online Courses Available

    The District is not offering any type of online course.

  4. Student Eligibility Criteria

    The District will allow access to online learning courses and programs for students enrolled in grades K-12. Students taking an online course must adhere to one of the following criteria:

    1. Students interested in attending an online school program in another district must follow the interdistrict transfer procedures in Board Policy 3141 and Procedures 3141-P Release and Admission for Students to Attend School in a NonResident District prior to entering that program.

    2. Students interested in partially attending an online learning program and partially enrolling in their resident school, must have a completed and approved Inter-District Agreement to Share Student FTE on file with the District.

  5. Supporting Student Success

    The District will work with students who have transferred out of district to develop agreements with serving districts.

    1. All online students will receive assistance from the local school as required by the State;

    2. The registrar may advise students in selecting and registering for online learning options upon request

  6. Costs/Fees

    1. The District does not offer courses and therefore there are no fees.

  7. Granting of High School Credit for Online Courses

    1. Credit for online courses will be granted in the same manner as other course offerings in the District.

    2. Currently enrolled students should notify the District prior to enrolling in an online course provided outside of the District. The student will be informed, in writing, whether or not the course is eligible for academic credit from the District.

    3. For students transferring credit from online courses or programs taken while enrolled outside of the District, credit will be granted according to the District transfer credit policy, Grading and Progress Reports - Board Policy 2420.

    4. For eligible courses, if course credit is earned, the course will be recorded on the transcript using the standardized identifier for online courses provided in the Comprehensive Education Data Research System (CEDARS).

    5. Prior to enrollment, students and/or parents will be informed in writing whether a course is eligible for academic credit.

  8. Information to Students and Parents or Guardians

    If the District were to offer online learning opportunities the District would use a variety of methods to provide information to parents/guardians and students regarding online learning opportunities.

    Information would be provided through the District Web page, counseling office brochures, newsletters, the student handbook and other appropriate District communication resources.

    Information provided would include descriptions of online courses or online school programsenrollment information, potential fees, a description of credit awarded for courses, student eligibility requirements, and methods the District will use to support student success.

  9. Criteria for District Use of Non-OSPI Approved Online Courses

    1. The District will not approve courses to students from providers not on the OSPI approved list. These are posted on the OSPI Web site.

    2. The District will ensure proper documentation when approving online courses.

       

Date: August 9, 2010