Cal Grant Program Opt Out for High School Students (applicable to incoming 11th grade students only) School districts shall give written notice annually, by January 1, to each 11th grade student and to the parents/guardians of 11th graders under the age of 18, that students will be automatically deemed Cal Grant applicants unless the student, or the parent/guardian if the student is a minor, opts out within 30 days of receipt of this notice. Students who are 18 years or older and parents/guardians of minor 11th graders may notify the District that they do not want their grade point average reported to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) for purposes of the Cal Grant Program.
The District must submit senior GPAs electronically to the CSAC no later than October 1 of each year. (Ed. Code § 69432.9(d).)
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