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​Student Enrollment FAQ

The following Questions and Answers are provided to assist parents, school districts, and charter schools in the student enrollment process. This information is based on applicable school law and regulation and reflects procedures outlined in the Enrollment of Students Basic Education Circular (BEC).

School law and regulation provide basic protections to ensure that students receive the education to which they are entitled, and that school districts and charter schools enroll those students who meet all applicable requirements. These Q&As provide basic answers to frequently asked questions in simple terms and are not intended to replace the Enrollment of Students BEC or create any additional requirements. When in doubt as to the law or regulation, please consult the BEC, Chapter 11 Student Attendance Regulation, and the PA Public School Code.


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