Open Enrollment Policies: State Profile

Open Enrollment Policies: State Profile - Tennessee

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? YES
Does the state have a Mandatory Intradistrict Open Enrollment program? NO
Does the state have a Voluntary Interdistrict Open Enrollment program? YES
Local boards of education may also contract with adjacent states for student transfer.
Does the state have a Mandatory Interdistrict Open Enrollment program? NO
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
Children of teachers teaching in an out-of district school have priority for transfer.
Who is responsible for student transportation? Student may be responsible.
Do desegregation provisions impact open enrollment programs? YES
Student transfers must be exercised within the limitations of any existing court order or plan developed to comply with the state or federal constitution.

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