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Georgia Public School Choice Option (House Bill 251)

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House Bill 251 application requests are accepted June 30 through July 14, 2014 by 5 p.m.

Forms are available at all schools in the Muscogee County School District and the central registration office.

House Bill 251 allows parents to choose a school for their child in the district other than the school of assignment from a list of schools where space is available.

Transportation is not provided. Appeals are not allowed.

Students are selected using a lottery. A list of the identified schools with space available is posted on the Muscogee County website. The law does not apply to charter schools or newly opened schools for a period of four years from the date a school opens.

Parents who are interested in applying must complete and submit a House Bill 251 Request Form and return it to the Muscogee County Public Education Center, 2960 Macon Road, in the Division of Student Services by 5 p.m. on July 14, 2014.

Parents may also determine the school of assignment by accessing the School Locator, https://locator.muscogee.k12.ga.us/Locator/.

Type the street address in the online link of the school locator to see the school of assignment (elementary school, middle school and high school). All assignments are determined by the parent/guardian's legal home address.

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