An Act To Allow Students Choice in High School Enrollment
Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §5801, as enacted by PL 1981, c. 693, §§5 and 8, is amended to read:
§ 5801. Acceptance of tuition students
A school board may decide whether schools in its school administrative unit shall accept tuition students whose parents reside in another school administrative unit , except that a school administrative unit shall accept tuition students who have exercised school choice pursuant to section 5815.
Sec. 2. 20-A MRSA §5815 is enacted to read:
§ 5815. High school choice
This bill requires school administrative units to allow school choice. Each school administrative unit must allow up to 20 8th-grade students choice in public high school enrollment. Receiving schools are required to take the students as tuition students.