(a) The governing boards of any two school districts that have been requested by a pupil's parent or legal guardian to enter into an agreement for interdistrict attendance pursuant to Section 46600 are encouraged to, in considering that request, give consideration to the child care needs of the pupil.
(b) The governing board of any school district that has entered into an agreement for the interdistrict attendance of a pupil based on that pupil's child care needs may not require those pupils in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 6, inclusive, to reapply for an interdistrict transfer originally granted pursuant to an agreement executed on or after the effective date of this section unless the pupil ceases to receive child care in the district and is encouraged to allow any pupil to remain continuously enrolled in the school district of choice if the parent or guardian so chooses, subject to paragraphs (1) to (6), inclusive, of subdivision (b) of Section 48204.
(c) The governing board of any high school district whose feeder elementary school has entered into an agreement with another school district for the interdistrict attendance of a pupil based on that pupil's child care needs is encouraged to allow that pupil to continue to attend school through the 12th grade in the same district if the parent or guardian so chooses, subject to paragraphs (1) to (6), inclusive, of subdivision (b) of Section 48204.
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2007, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, which is enacted before July 1, 2007, deletes or extends that date.
(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 529, Sec. 1.)
Education Code 48204