(a) Subject to Article 1 (commencing with Section 76000) of Chapter 1 of Part 47, a district resident, as defined for purposes of Part 41 (commencing with Section 68000), shall be admitted to a community college in another district without regard to district boundaries, unless the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges finds that compelling, extenuating circumstances exist under which the application of this policy would be substantially detrimental to the opportunity of students to obtain a quality education.
(b) No district shall restrict the admission of its residents into a community college of another district, nor shall it restrict the admission of residents of another district into its community college or colleges, except as authorized under Section 78032.
(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1372, Sec. 456.)