Open Enrollment Policies: State Profile

Open Enrollment Policies: State Profile - Georgia

Last updated: June 2013. Please contact Emily Workman (303.299.3655 or eworkman@ecs.org) with questions or comments about the database.
 

Open Enrollment Survey 2013
Does the state have a Voluntary Intradistrict Open Enrollment program? N/A
Does the state have a Mandatory Intradistrict Open Enrollment program? YES
If low-performing school.
If school does not have available permanent classroom space.
If student's residence closer to different school (in or out of district).
May enroll in another school in district if space left after assigned student enrollment.
Does the state have a Voluntary Interdistrict Open Enrollment program? YES
School districts can contract with each other for the care, education and transportation of students and other activities authorized by law.
Does the state have a Mandatory Interdistrict Open Enrollment program? YES
If assigned school does not have available permanent classroom space.
If student's residence located closer to a different school (either within or outside residence district).
Does the state provide districts “Opt Out” provisions for open enrollment programs? Not addressed.
Does the state set priorities for districts to follow when accepting students for open enrollment? YES
Students should have permanent classrooms and attend school within a reasonable distance from home even if outside district.
Who is responsible for student transportation? Parent responsible for transport.
Do desegregation provisions impact open enrollment programs? YES
Cannot interfere with desegregation plans in effect.

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