(A) The board of education of any school district may provide assistance to any student to develop a written career plan. If a school district receives any state money appropriated for the purposes of this section, career plans developed utilizing these funds shall be completed prior to the end of the eighth grade year, shall identify career goals and indicate educational goals to prepare for those career goals, shall be updated periodically as students successfully complete high school coursework, and shall culminate in a career passport described by division (B) of this section.
(B) The board of education of any school district may provide an individual career passport to any student upon the successful completion of the coursework of any high school. If a school district receives any state money for the purposes of this section, a career passport shall be provided to each such student. Each such passport shall document the knowledge and skills of the student, including documentation of the student's coursework and any employment, community, or leadership experiences. Each such passport shall also list the competency levels the student achieved, disclose the student's attendance record, and identify the career credentials the student gained.
Effective Date: 06-09-1994 .