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(2) An attendance center for which the board has
criteria for enrollment if the
student does not meet the criteria
transfer must be permitted if the attendance center is the
attendance center serving the student's grade
not been identified for school
action, or restructuring under Section
1116 of the federal
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C.
(3) Any attendance center if the transfer would
the school district from meeting its obligations under a
order, or consent
applicable to the school district.
(b) Each school board shall establish and implement a
policy governing the
transfer of students within a school
district from a persistently dangerous
school to another public
school in that district that is not deemed to be
In order to be considered a persistently dangerous
school must meet all of the following criteria for
2 consecutive years:
(1) Have greater than 3% of the students enrolled in
the school expelled
for violence-related conduct.
(2) Have one or more students expelled for bringing a
firearm to school as
defined in 18 U.S.C. 921.
(3) Have at least 3% of the students enrolled in the
school exercise the
individual option to transfer schools
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pursuant to subsection (c) of this
(c) A student may transfer from one public school to
another public school in that district if the student is a
victim of a violent
crime as defined in Section 3 of the Rights
of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act.
The violent crime must have
occurred on school grounds during regular school
during a school-sponsored event.
Transfers made pursuant to subsections (b) and
(c) of this Section shall
be made in compliance with the
federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public
(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09.)