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HB2129 - 441R - S Ver
home schools; pupils; interscholastic activities
AMENDING SECTION 15-802.01, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES; RELATING TO CHILDREN
INSTRUCTED AT HOME.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Section 15-802.01, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to
Children instructed at home; eligibility to participate in interscholastic activities
A. Notwithstanding any other law, a child who resides within the
attendance area of a public school and who is instructed at home
be allowed to
TRY OUT FOR
interscholastic activities on behalf of the public school
IN THE SAME MANNER
AS A PUPIL WHO IS ENROLLED IN THAT PUBLIC SCHOOL
If a school declines to allow children instructed at home to participate in an
interscholastic activity, the children instructed at home
within the attendance area of the school may be allowed to participate in the interscholastic activity on behalf of any other school.
The state board of education shall adopt rules prescribing procedures for the
of children instructed at home in interscholastic activities, including, if necessary, requiring the child to take a nationally
standardized norm-referenced achievement test or academic evaluation for
verification of academic performance. The rules adopted by the state board
of education shall provide that
REGISTRATION, AGE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, FEES, INSURANCE, TRANSPORTATION, PHYSICAL CONDITION, QUALIFICATIONS,
RESPONSIBILITIES, EVENT SCHEDULES, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE
POLICIES FOR HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH THOSE POLICIES
ESTABLISHED FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THAT PUBLIC SCHOOL. THE INDIVIDUAL
PROVIDING THE PRIMARY INSTRUCTION OF A CHILD WHO IS INSTRUCTED AT HOME SHALL
SUBMIT WRITTEN VERIFICATION THAT PROVIDES:
1. WHETHER THE STUDENT IS RECEIVING A PASSING GRADE IN EACH COURSE OR
SUBJECT BEING TAUGHT.
2. WHETHER THE STUDENT IS MAINTAINING SATISFACTORY PROGRESS TOWARDS
ADVANCEMENT OR PROMOTION.
A child who is instructed at home and who was previously enrolled in a school shall be ineligible to participate in interscholastic activities
on behalf of a different school
for the remainder of the school year
during which the child was enrolled in a school.
A school district shall not contract with any private entity that supervises interscholastic activities if the private entity prohibits
the participation of children instructed at home in interscholastic
AT PUBLIC, PRIVATE OR CHARTER SCHOOLS
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