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Independent Study

Short-Term Independent Study (BP 6158): Participation in traditional independent study for 3-14 school days during the school year is referred to as “short-term” independent study (STIS). Please contact your child’s school site if you are seeking STIS. Daily attendance will be based on work completion.Long-Term Independent Study (BP 6158): Participation in an independent study for 15 school days or more is referred to as “long-term” independent study. If you are interested in LTIS for the 2023-24 school year, please contact your counselor prior to the start of the semester to discuss options. This program is only offered at Mira Costa High School.