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CCOSA Law Workshop- Digging Deep into Student Residency and Transfer Issues
Bring your District’s student residency and transfer policies and supporting regulations to review as CCOSA attorneys Andrea Kunkel and Hayley Jones help participants dig deep into the following topics:

Student Residency

  • District residency policy options under state law
    • Persons who have assumed care and custody of the child
  • Required policy provisions
  • State enrollment “limit” on children in therapeutic foster homes
  • Children in brick and mortar charter schools
  • Children in virtual charter schools
  • Children in jails and juvenile detention facilities
  • Children in treatment facilities and other out of home environments
  • Children who are homeless
  • Children in foster family homes
  • Children in transitioning military families
  • Children under suspension from or removed from another district or school
  • Children whose parents have granted educational rights to another adult under a power of attorney
  • Transportation responsibility for students with disabilities, homeless children and children in foster family homes
  • Challenging student residency
  • Children who move from the district during the school year
    • Transportation responsibility
  • Children attending the Oklahoma School for the Blind or Deaf
    • Transportation and other responsibilities for students placed as residential or day students by the IEP/504 team or unilaterally by parents
  • Children who are home-schooled
  • Children with disabilities placed unilaterally by their parents in private schools
    •  Responsibilities for evaluation, FAPE and equitable services

 

Student Transfers

  • Open transfer process
  • Emergency transfer process
  • Transfers for children of district employees and parents who work in the community
  • Children in foster family homes
  • Refusing requests for transfer
  • Children seeking to attend virtual charter schools
  • Children who return to the district in the same year for which a transfer was granted
    • Children who seek a second transfer in the same school year
  • Cancelling transfers mid-year
  • Special issues regarding students with disabilities
    • Students seeking to attend a specialized program   
    • Pre-transfer meeting to review IEP, responsibility for FAPE, transportation
    • Students with disabilities who’ve attended another district on a transfer for three consecutive school years

Other

  • Use and “status” of IEP Service Agreements
  • Children whose parent/guardian pays tuition
  • Children whose parent/guardian owns real property in a district

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand whether your policy and regulations comply with the law and your current practices and what changes you may need or want
  2. Understand when and how to apply the special circumstances for students who are homeless, have disabilities, are part of transitioning military families, or live in foster family homes
  3. Understand how to carry out the process to challenge a student’s residency
  4. Understand when and how the district can refuse a request for transfer and cancel a transfer mid-year 



*If you are selecting this event as a District Level Services Program Selection, please check the box that says District Level Services on Step 3 Personal Info of the registration and we will remove the cost from your registration.

**If you are selecting this event as a Legal Assistance Program Selection, please check the box that says Legal Assistance on Step 3 Personal Info of the registration and we will remove the cost from your registration.

Event Information

CCOSA Law Workshop- Digging Deep into Student Residency and Transfer Issues
laura@ccosa.org
$60
$120