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Common Guidelines School District Open Enrollment

Concerning establishing common application guidelines for choice of schools of school districts that ensure opportunity for all students.
2020 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The bill requires the department of education in conjunction with school district boards of education to recommend to the state board of education (state board) policies and procedures for students to open enroll in schools of the school district or programs within the students' school districts and to open enroll in schools and programs of other school districts. The policies and procedures must include, in part, the length of and start and end dates for the application process, the dates by which school districts shall notify students of acceptance into a program or school, and the variability allowed in application format.

Based on the recommendations, the state board shall promulgate rules relating to the open enrollment process that are applicable, if possible, to the open enrollment process for the 2021-22 school year.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Tate



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details