2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1210.508-4. Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP).

A. As used in this section, "Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP)" means an individualized plan developed by the student and the student's parent or legal guardian, in collaboration with their school counselors, school administrators, teachers and other school personnel, that is used to help establish personalized academic and career goals, explore postsecondary career opportunities, including, but not limited to, military careers, apprenticeship programs, career and technology programs leading to certification or licensure, educational opportunities, align coursework and curriculum, apply to postsecondary institutions, secure financial aid and ultimately enter the workforce.

B. As part of the multimeasures approach to high school graduation recommended by the State Board of Education, pursuant to Section 5 of House Bill No. 3218 passed by the Legislature in the 2nd Session of the 55th Legislature, the Board shall adopt a new statewide system of college and career planning tools which shall be known as the "Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)". The Board shall work cooperatively with school districts to incorporate the ICAP into graduation requirements.

1. Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in the 2019-2020 school year, each student shall be required to complete the process of an ICAP in order to graduate from a public high school with a standard diploma. Each year thereafter, students shall annually update their ICAP. The ICAP shall include, but not be limited to:

a.career- and college-interest surveys,

b.written postsecondary and workforce goals and information of progress toward these goals,

c.intentional sequence of courses that reflect progress toward the postsecondary goal,

d.the student's academic progress, including courses taken, assessment scores, any remediation or credit recovery and any Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, concurrent or dual enrollment credits earned and/or career certificate(s), certification(s), or endorsements, and

e.experience in-service learning and/or work environment activities.

2. The ICAP system shall be implemented according to the following schedule:

a.for the 2017-2018 school year, the Oklahoma State Department of Education shall work with school districts, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma State Board of Career and Technology Education to develop individual career academic planning tools for students in grades six through twelve,

b.for the 2018-2019 school year, the Department shall incorporate the ICAP as described in paragraph 1 of this subsection on a pilot program basis, and

c.for the 2019-2020 school year, and each school year thereafter, school districts shall fully incorporate and put into operation the ICAP as described in paragraph 1 of this subsection for all students entering the ninth grade.

C. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a district from implementing the ICAP for students in earlier grades.

D. ICAPs for students with disabilities, as defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. No. 105-17, shall take into account and work in cooperation with the student's individualized education program (IEP) or Section 504 Plan as defined by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, P.L. No. 93-112.

Added by Laws 2017, c. 181, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2017. Amended by Laws 2018, c. 49, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2018.

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