Oregon lawmakers want open enrollment reform

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Monday, April 01, 2013

Some Oregon lawmakers are trying to curtail a law that opens school boundaries.

Under open enrollment legislation, students can freely apply for transfers to schools outside their home areas. Districts can't stop students from leaving during this one-month sign-up window. When students transfer, they take with them roughly $6,000 in state and local funding.

Proposed legislation would require transfer students to get permission from their home district before leaving.

Read more at KGW.

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