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Federal Title Program Resources Legislation, Regulations & Guidance

Title VIII

Title IX, Part E, Subpart 2, Section 9532 - Unsafe School Choice Option

Summary: The Unsafe School Choice Option requires each state that receives funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act, to establish and implement a statewide policy requiring that students who attend a persistently dangerous school, or who become victims of violent crimes on the grounds of a school they attend, be allowed to attend a safe school within the same district.

Federal Non-Regulatory Guidance: Unsafe School Choice Option, Draft Non-Regulatory Guidance

Program Office: Office of Program Support Services-(609) 633-1752

Link to Office of Program Support Services 


State Guidance




Power-point Presentation

Q & A

Fact Sheet