Senate Bill 0256
DIGEST OF SB256 (Updated February 20, 2003 3:51 PM - DI 84)
Public school transfer program. Establishes a public elementary and secondary school transfer program, allowing the parent of a public school student to request a transfer for the student to enroll in: (1) a different public school in the student's base school corporation; or (2) a public school in a different school corporation. Provides an allocation of public funds for transfer students between the base school corporation and the receiving school corporation and provides that the parent is responsible for transportation and any additional costs. Allows school corporations to enter into an interlocal agreement under which students may attend school in another school corporation. Allows a student who has legal settlement in a school corporation, whose parent owns property for which the parent pays property tax in another school corporation, to attend school in the school corporation in which the parent owns property without transfer tuition being charged.
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