(a) On or before January 1, 2024, each board of education of a school district shall
adopt a policy to determine the number of nonresident students that the school district
has the capacity to accept in each grade level for each school of the school district
pursuant to K.S.A. 72-3123, and amendments thereto. Such policies shall clearly specify the reasons that the board may use to deny continued
enrollment of a nonresident student who is not in good standing. Such reasons for a denial of continued enrollment may include, but shall not be
limited to, the nonresident student's record of school absenteeism and repeated suspensions
(b) Prior to adopting such policy, the board of education shall call and hold a hearing
on the proposed policy. The board of education shall provide notice of such hearing, which shall include
the time, date and place of the public hearing to be held on the proposed policy. Such notice shall be published at least once each week for two consecutive weeks
in a newspaper of general circulation in the school district and shall also be posted
on the school district's website.
(c) At such hearing, a representative of the board shall present the board's proposal
for the policy and the board shall hear testimony regarding the proposed policy. Following the public hearing, after consideration of the testimony and evidence
presented or submitted at such public hearing, the board shall determine whether to
adopt or revise the proposed policy at a subsequent public meeting of the board.
(d) The policy adopted pursuant to subsection (a) shall be published on the school
(e) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any school located on a military
installation, as defined in K.S.A. 72-8268, and amendments thereto.
(f) This section shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2023.
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