The School Board regulation that governs student enrollment waivers changed prior to the 2015-16 school year. Additional changes, including the elimination of new child-care waivers, take effect for the 2017-18 school year.
This link will take you to the regulation pertaining to waivers that will be in effect starting with the 2017-18 school year.
Waivers are valid for one academic year only and must be renewed annually. A student who has an approved waiver this school year must reapply for a waiver for the 2017-18 school year.
New requests for child-care waivers will not be accepted for the 2017-18 school year. Students are expected to attend their home school. Elementary school students who received a child-care waiver for the 2016-17 year are eligible to reapply for a waiver in subsequent years. Sibling waiver requests will not be granted.
The due dates for completed waiver forms to be submitted to the principal of the home school are Feb. 15 for high schools and April 15 for elementary schools and middle schools.
If a waiver is approved, the parent/guardian is responsible for providing transportation to the non-home school. Among other reasons, waivers may be denied for unacceptable academic performance and may be denied or revoked for