2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1-114.1. Foreign exchange students - Guidelines for acceptance.

Unless otherwise prohibited by federal law, school districts may:

1. Only have to accept exchange students on J-1 visas, issued pursuant to paragraph (a) (15) (J) of Section 1101 of Title 8 of the United States Code, which hold the sponsoring organization responsible;

2. Not have to accept exchange students on M-1 visas, issued pursuant to paragraph (a) (15) (M) of Section 1101 of Title 8 of the United States Code, which are for vocational or nonacademic students or F-1 visas, issued pursuant to paragraph (a) (15) (F) of Section 1101 of Title 8 of the United States Code, which hold the school responsible;

3. Use the governing regulations set by the United States Information Agency (USIA) for Exchange Visitor Programs as guidelines and standards for local schools;

4. Have the right to accept or reject any exchange student or sponsoring organization not adhering to the USIA regulations; and

5. Have the right to reject any exchange student if the student, legal custodian, or legal guardian is not a resident of the district.

Added by Laws 1994, c. 212, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994.

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