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Part B - Public Charter Schools. Subpart 3 - Voluntary Public School Choice Programs. Requirements and voluntary participation.   

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(a) Parent and community involvement and notice In carrying out a program under this subpart, an eligible entity shall -

(1) develop the program with -

(A) the involvement of parents and others in the community to be served; and

(B) individuals who will carry out the program, including administrators, teachers, principals, and other staff; and

(2) provide to parents of students in the area to be served by the program with prompt notice of -

(A) the existence of the program;

(B) the program's availability; and

(C) a clear explanation of how the program will operate.

(b) Selection of students

An eligible entity that receives a grant under this subpart shall select students to participate in a program on the basis of a lottery, if more students apply for admission to the program than can be accommodated.

(c) Voluntary participation Student participation in a program funded under this subpart shall be voluntary.

(Pub. L. 89-10, title V, Sec. 5245, as added Pub. L. 107-110, title V, Sec. 501, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1805.)