The Carmel Clay School Board recognizes that a course of independent study for a properly qualified student may
A. help that student develop judgment and self-reliance;
B. draw upon community resources as well as school resources for his/her educational program;
C. include a greater variety of learning experiences within educational programs;
D. identify and explore an area of particular interest;
E. and set personal learning goals and work with appropriate staff toward achieving them.
The Superintendent shall prepare appropriate guidelines for implementing such programs including criteria for approval, guidelines for staff to plan and supervise such study programs, and determination of the amount of credit to be awarded.