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Title 4 . Education and Early Development
Chapter 5 . (Repealed)
Section 40. Establishment of local schools

4 AAC 05.040. Establishment of local schools

(a) The governing body of a district shall provide an elementary school in each community in which eight or more children are available to attend elementary school.

(b) Unless the local school committee of the community requests that no secondary school be provided in that community under 4 AAC 05.050, the governing body of a school district shall provide a secondary school or, at the request of the local school committee under 4 AAC 05.050, a partial secondary school program in each community in the district in which

(1) there is at least one child available to attend a secondary school; and

(2) there is, or there is required to be under (a) of this section, an elementary school operated by the district.

(c) , (d) Repealed 6/11/95.

(e) For purposes of this section, a child of school age who has not completed the eighth grade is available to attend a local elementary school, and a child of school age who has completed the eighth grade but not the 12th grade is available to attend a local secondary school, unless the child

(1) is provided daily access to a school of the appropriate grade level by being transported a reasonable distance;

(2) desires to enroll or remain enrolled in

(A) a private school that complies with AS 14.45.100 - AS 14.45.200 ; or

(B) a program of private tutoring in which the teachers are certificated according to AS 14.20.020 ;

(3) desires to enroll or remain enrolled in a full-time program of correspondence study approved by the department or in a state-operated boarding school;

(4) has a physical or mental condition that a medical authority determines will make attendance impractical;

(5) is in the custody of a court or a law enforcement official; or

(6) is under suspension or has been denied admission under AS 14.30.045 .

History: Eff. 9/3/76, Register 59; am 6/11/95, Register 134

Authority: AS 14.07.020

AS 14.07.060

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