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Kansas Statute 72-53,100 through 102

72-53,100. Nonaccredited private schools; pupil records; definitions. As used in this act:
 
(a) "Private elementary or secondary school" means an organization which regularly offers education at the elementary or secondary level and attendance at which satisfies the compulsory school attendance laws of this state, but which is not accredited by the state board of education.
 
(b) "Pupil records" means all records, files and data of pupils who are or have been in attendance at a private elementary or secondary school.
 
(c) "Official custodian" means an officer or employee of a private elementary or secondary school who is responsible for the custody and maintenance of pupil records.
 
History: L. 1982, ch. 286, 1; July 1.
 
72-53,101. Nonaccredited private schools; registration of name and address required; state board of education, administration and duties.
 
(a) The official custodian of every private elementary or secondary school shall register the name and address of the private elementary or secondary school with the state board of education.
 
(b) The state board of education shall administer the provisions of this act and shall prepare and maintain a compilation of the registrations submitted under subsection (a).
 
(c) Upon transfer of a pupil from a private elementary or secondary school to a school district, an accredited nonpublic school, or another private elementary or secondary school, the state board of education, upon request of the school district, accredited nonpublic school, or other private elementary or secondary school therefore, shall make available the registration of the private elementary or secondary school from which the pupil transferred.
 
History: L. 1982, ch. 286, ? 2; L. 1986, ch. 268, ? 3; July 1.
 
72-53,102. Same purpose of registration requirement. The purpose of this act is solely to make available to a school district, an accredited nonpublic school, or a private elementary or secondary school to which a pupil transfers, the name and location of the private elementary or secondary school from which the pupil transferred so that request maybe made by the transferee school district, accredited nonpublic school, or private elementary or secondary school for the pupil?s records.
 
History: L. 1982, ch. 286, ? 3; L. 1986, ch. 268, ? 4; July 1.
 
SUMMARY - K.S.A. 72-53,100
 
Private Elementary and Secondary School Registration
 
K.S.A. 72-53,100 through 102 requires the official custodian of each private elementary and secondary school to register the name and address of the school with the State Department of Education. The State Department will maintain a compilation of such registrations.
 
The purpose of the legislation is to make available to a school district or accredited nonpublic school to which a pupil transfers from a private elementary or secondary school, the name and location of such school so that the school district or accredited nonpublic school may request the transfer of the pupil?s records thereto.

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Tammy Lutze
785-296-6066
tlutze@ksde.org

 

 

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