Lawmakers consider mandatory open school enrollment


Conservative groups are urging lawmakers to require school districts to allow students to more freely move from one district to another as part of a renewed push this year to expand school choice options for Kansans.

The Kansas Policy Institute, Americans for Prosperity and Kansas Family Voice are backing a bill requiring school districts to accept nonresident students within capacity limits for each grade. The capacity limits would be defined by the districts.

School districts would be required to establish reasons for denying a transfer student, which . . .


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