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Senate Bill 0060

Senate Bill 0060

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB 60 (Updated March 1, 2006 5:11 pm - DI 109)

Public school transfer program. Establishes a public school transfer program, allowing the parent of a 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. Requires transportation and certain costs for a student who has an individualized education program to be paid by the school corporation that enrolls the student in accordance with federal law. Allows school corporations to enter into an interlocal agreement under which students whose legal settlement is in one school corporation may attend school in the other school corporation. Allows a student who has legal settlement in one school corporation and whose parent owns property for which the parent pays property tax in another school corporation to attend school in the latter school corporation without transfer tuition being charged. Requires a school corporation to provide notice to parents concerning the publication of the school corporation's annual performance report and concerning the right of students to transfer out of schools that fail to perform adequately.
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