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72-3222. Definitions. As used in the Kansas challenge to secondary school students act:

(a) "Student" means a person who: (1) 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; (2) has an individualized plan of study or an individualized education program; (3) has demonstrated the ability to benefit from participation in the regular curricula of eligible postsecondary educational institutions; (4) has been authorized by the principal of the school attended to apply for enrollment at an eligible postsecondary educational institution; and (5) is acceptable or has been accepted for enrollment at an eligible postsecondary educational institution.

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

(c) "State educational institution" means the same as defined 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 the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.

(f) "Accredited independent institution" means a not-for-profit institution of postsecondary education the main campus of which is located in Kansas and that: (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 a nationally recognized accrediting agency for higher education in the United States.

(g) "Technical college" means the same as defined in K.S.A. 74-32,407, and amendments thereto.

(h) "Gifted child" means the same as defined in K.S.A. 72-3404, 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; L. 2021, ch. 114, § 12; July 1.



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