Enrolled HB 338: Relating to attendance at public school; and providing for an effective date.
00Enrolled HB 338 01 Relating to attendance at public school; and providing for an effective date. 02 _______________ 03 * Section 1. AS 14.03.070 is amended to read: 04 Sec. 14.03.070. School age. A child who is six years of age on or before 05 September 1 [AUGUST 15] following the beginning of the school year, and who is 06 under the age of 20 and has not completed the 12th grade, is of school age. 07 * Sec. 2. AS 14.03.080(c) is amended to read: 08 (c) A child under school age may be admitted to a [THE] public school in the 09 school district of which the child is a resident at the discretion of the governing body 10 of the school district if the child meets minimum standards prescribed by the board 11 evidencing that the child has the mental, physical, and emotional capacity to perform 12 satisfactorily for the educational program being offered. A district's educational 13 program must prescribe that under school age students advance through the curriculum 14 or grade level by the following school year. A governing body may delegate the 15 authority granted under this subsection to the chief school administrator of the
01 school district. 02 * Sec. 3. AS 14.03.080(d) is amended to read: 03 (d) A child who is five years of age on or before September 1 [AUGUST 15] 04 following the beginning of the school year, and who is under school age, may enter a 05 public school kindergarten. 06 * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect July 1, 2004.