One-third of students out-of-district

Attendance bolsters Oak Park finances

EXCITED—Additional funds “enhance our program,” Superintendent Tony Knight says.

Any student who does not live in Oak Park but wants to attend classes in the school district next fall must apply for a permit by Dec. 31, school officials said.

The end-of-the-year deadline is one of the requirements of the District of Choice law, a state law that allows children to attend the public school of their preference without obtaining permission from the school district in which...

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