HB 338: "An Act relating to attendance at public school; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 338 01 "An Act relating to attendance at public school; and providing for an effective date." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 14.03.080(c) is amended to read: 04 (c) A child under school age may be admitted to the public school in the 05 school district of which the child is a resident at the discretion of the governing body 06 of the school district if the child meets minimum standards prescribed by the board 07 evidencing that the child has the mental, physical, and emotional capacity to perform 08 satisfactorily for the educational program being offered. A district's educational 09 program must prescribe that under school age students advance through the curriculum 10 or grade level by the following school year. A governing body may delegate the 11 authority granted under this subsection to the chief school administrator of the 12 school district. 13 * Sec. 2. AS 14.03.080(d) is amended to read: 14 (d) A child who is five years of age on or before September 1 [AUGUST 15] 15 following the beginning of the school year, and who is under school age, may enter a