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72-11a03.Definitions. As used in the Kansas challenge to secondary school pupils act:

(a) "Concurrent enrollment pupil" means a person who is enrolled in grades 10, 11 or 12 maintained by a school district or a gifted child who is enrolled in any of the grades 9 through 12 maintained by a school district, has demonstrated the ability to benefit from participation in the regular curricula of eligible postsecondary education institutions, has been authorized by the principal of the school attended to apply for enrollment at an eligible postsecondary education institution, and is acceptable or has been accepted for enrollment at an eligible postsecondary education institution.

(b) "Eligible postsecondary education institution" means any state educational institution, community college, municipal university, technical college or accredited independent institution.

(c) "State educational institution" has the meaning ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 76-711, and amendments thereto.

(d) "Community college" means any community college organized and operating under the laws of this state.

(e) "Municipal university" means a municipal university established under the provisions of article 13a of chapter 13 of Kansas Statutes Annotated.

(f) "Accredited independent institution" means an institution of postsecondary education the main campus of which is located in Kansas and which (1) is operated independently and not controlled or administered by any state agency or any subdivision of the state, (2) maintains open enrollment, and (3) is accredited by the north central association of colleges and secondary schools accrediting agency based on its requirements as of April 1, 1985.

(g) "Technical college" has the meaning ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 72-4212, and amendments thereto.

(h) "Gifted child" has the meaning ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 72-962, and amendments thereto, or in rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

History: L. 1993, ch. 265, § 5; L. 2006, ch. 65, § 1; L. 2008, ch. 28, § 1; July 1.



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