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Unsafe School Choice Policy

Consolidated Application Unsafe School Choice Policy legal assurances for fiscal year 2012-13.
Unsafe School Choice Policy
  1. The LEA assures that it has implemented a policy that allows a student attending a persistently dangerous school, or who becomes a victim of a violent criminal offense while in or on the grounds of a school that the student attends, to attend a safe public elementary or secondary school within the LEA. (20 USC §7912 (a)) The opportunity to transfer that must be provided to students attending a persistently dangerous school shall be offered to affected students at least 14 calendar days before the start of the school year. The LEA shall submit on a format to be designated by CDE the information the State requires to complete annual federal reporting requirements on the number of schools that have been designated "persistently dangerous" in accordance with California State Board of Education policy. (Section 9532, General Provisions, Title IX, PL 107-110; Notice of Final Deadlines for Implementation of the Unsafe School Choice Option, June 16, 2003 Federal Register [Vol. 68, No. 115])

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