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J. Michael Smith, Esq.
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Michael P. Farris, Esq.
Chairman

Public School Access for Homeschoolers—A Legal Summary

NEBRASKA

School boards shall allow part-time enrollment of students who are residents of the school district. School board policies may require part-time students to follow school policies that apply to other students at any time the part-time student is present on school grounds or at a school-sponsored activity or athletic event. Nebraska Revised Statutes § 79-2,136.

Nebraska Revised Statutes of 1943 § 79-2,136

Part-time enrollment; school board; duties; section, how construed.

Each school board shall allow the part-time enrollment of students who are residents of the school district pursuant to subsection (1) of section 79-215 and who are also enrolled in a private, denominational, or parochial school or in a school which elects pursuant to section 79-1601 not to meet accreditation or approval requirements and shall establish policies and procedures for such part-time enrollment. Such policies and procedures may include provisions permitting the part-time enrollment of such students who are not residents of such school districts and may require part-time students to follow school policies that apply to other students at any time the part-time student is present on school grounds or at a school-sponsored activity or athletic event. Part-time enrollment shall not entitle a student to transportation or transportation reimbursements pursuant to section 79-611. Nothing in this section shall be construed to exempt any student from the compulsory attendance provisions of sections 79-201 to 79-207.