TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-64
Residence of Children for School Purposes

SECTION 16-64-8


§ 16-64-8 Completion of semester of school year.

When a student changes his or her residence during the course of a semester the student shall be allowed to complete the semester in his or her original city or town of residence. If the student is a senior or about to enter his or her senior year the student shall be allowed to complete his or her senior year in his or her original city or town of residence. No school district shall be required to provide transportation to a student exercising the option permitted by this section. No school district shall require a student to exercise the option allowed in this section. No school district shall be required to pay tuition for a student who exercises the option allowed in this section. Nothing in this section shall be construed to diminish the rights of any person covered by the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (P.L. 105-220), 42 U.S.C. § 11431 et seq.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 94, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 22, § 3.)