|AZ||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||charter schools; zoning procedures|
From Senate Fact Sheet: Allows a charter school to authorize a third party to apply to a municipality or county as the charter school's repr...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Charter School Amendments|
Exempts the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools (ASBCS) from requirements for establishing rules before charging a fee for 2 years; deta...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Charter Schools Admissions Requirements|
From Senate Fact Sheet:
Expands charter school enrollment preference to include pupils who are grandchildren or legal wards of: a) employee...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||schools; petition; regulatory exemptions|
From Senate Fact Sheet:
Authorizes charter schools to participate in the regulatory exemptions petition process currently in statute for sc...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Public Charter School Accountability and Authorization|
Adds to and amends existing law relating to public charter schools. Expands charter authorization and revises provisions relating to the des...
|MS||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Mississippi Charter Schools Act of 2013|
Amends existing legislation so that the term "public body" includes the governing board of a charter school authorized by the Mississippi Ch...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Grantee Charter School Serving as LEA|
H.B. 1219 - Grantee Charter School Serving as LEA
Provides that if a charter school or institute charter school applies for a nonformulaic, competitive grant created through federal or state...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Sale of a Public School Building.|
Provides that a school corporation or any other entity that is related in any way to, or created by, the school corporation or the governing...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2013||P-12||Public Education Commission as Independent|
From bill analysis: Proposed amending sections of the public education department act, and the charter schools act to establish the public e...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Charter School Authorization|
Designates the department of education as the primary charter authorizer in the state of Arkansas.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Charter School Applications from Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees|
From bill summary: Establishes procedures and criteria for the approval of a charter school application by the Utah College of Applied Techn...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2013||P-12||Multi-District Charter School Applications|
Provides that charter school applications that are initiated by one or more local school boards are not subject to review by the Board of Ed...
|NM||Passed 02/2013||P-12||Feasibility Study of a Bi-State Charter School for a Navajo Nation Chapter|
Resolves that the Indian education division of the public education department and the Indian affairs department create a work group to stud...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2013||P-12||Respective Powers of State Charter School Commission and State Board, Superintendent|
Provides that the State Charter School Commission is established as an independent commission (instead of state agency). Provides that the c...
|IL||Adopted 10/2012||P-12||Charter Schools|
23 IL ADC 650.10 through .110
From Illinois Register: Amends charter school provisions to conform with P.A. 97-152, effective July 20, 2011, which created the State Chart...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Free/Reduced Lunches Must Be Served Needy Students at Charter Schools|
From bill summary: Requires a charter school to provide each needy pupil with one nutritionally adequate free or reduced-price meal during e...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Charter School Establishment, Renewal, and Revocation|
From bill summary: Mandates that measurable pupil outcomes required in a petition to establish a standard or countywide charter school inclu...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Charter School Finance|
From bill summary: Commencing with the 2013–14 fiscal year, requires the general-purpose entitlement of a conversion charter high school est...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Transmitting Charter School Pupil Data to District That Is Chartering Authority|
From bill summary: Requires the department of education to provide a district that is a charter school's chartering authority, in accordance...
|TX||Adopted 09/2012||P-12||Open-Enrollment Charter Schools|
19 TAC 100.1011, 1015, 1017, 1022, 1023, 1025, 1041, 1063, 1131, 1153, 1201, 1213, 1217
From Texas Register: Makes the following changes to improve the application process for charters authorized by the state board: (1) Specific...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Extended Leave for NYC Principals to Serve as a Principal at a Charter School|
Allows a principal employed by the New York City district to make a written request to the board of education for an extended leave of absen...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||District Sale or Lease of Property or Facilities|
S.B. 316 - District Sale or Lease of Property or Facilities
Authorizes a board of education to sell real or personal property to certain to a nonprofit institution of higher education or the governing...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Community Schools|
S.B. 316 - Community Schools
Permits the department's office of Ohio school sponsorship to assume sponsorship of a community school whose sponsorship has been revoked by...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Operation of Community School from/in a Home|
S.B. 316 - Operation of Community School from/in a Home
Permits a community school that was open for operation as a community school as of May 1, 2005 to operate from or in a home in Ohio, regardl...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Contracts Between State Superintendent and Community School Governing Authorities|
S.B. 316 - Contracts Between State Superintendent and Community School Governing Authorities
Not later than 90 days after the effective date of these provisions, directs the department of education to publish on its website every app...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Community School Sponsors' Performance|
S.B. 316 - Community School Sponsors' Performance
Establishes the intent of the general assembly to enact a law, not later than December 31, 2012, that establishes a battery of measures to b...
|LA||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Charter Schools|
LAC 28:CXXXIX.Chapters 1, 5-19, 27, and 39
Makes changes to various provisions related to charter schools. New rules define "management organization," and require a charter applicatio...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Charter Schools|
Repeals existing charter school laws and establishes a new chapter governing charter schools based on the recommendations of the Charter Sch...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Charter Schools Implementation and Transition Coordinator|
Directs the board of education to contract with an implementation and transition coordinator to assist in (1) implementing the recommendatio...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Charter Facility or Property Purchased from Orleans Parish School Board|
Provides that if a chartering group determines that a facility or property purchased from the Orleans Parish School Board is no longer neede...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Special Education Services in Charter Schools|
Establishes a procedure for the provision of special education and related services to a child with a disability who is enrolled in a charte...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Preschool Programs in Charter Schools|
H.B. 1240 (section 51)
Allows charter schools that are authorized to provide kindergarten to also offer preschool programs. Addresses requirements for the preschoo...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Modifies Provisions Relating to Charter Schools|
This act modifies the laws governing charter schools.
SECTION 29.205 – The State Auditor may audit any charter school in the same manner as...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Charter Schools|
Provides charter school powers and duties and permits a sponsor to retain certain funds for overseeing a charter school; creates the charte...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Charter School Approval and Funding|
(Sec. 29-31) Starting in FY 14, allows the SBE (starting in 2014), within available appropriations, to approve (1) operating grants of up to...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Constitutional Amendment Regarding Charter Schools and Related Matters|
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Georgia so as to (1) Clarify the authority of the General Assembly to provide for the establish...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Charter Schools and State Oversight|
Repeals and rewrites provisions related to the Georgia Charter Schools Commission. Provides legislative findings and intent regarding charte...
|TN||Became law without governor's signature 05/2012||P-12||Charter Schools - Governance|
Regulates charter schools' relationships with foreign entities and the use of non-immigrant foreign workers by charter schools.
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Improvement and Education Accountability|
H.B. 7127 - School Improvement and Education Accountability
Requires a school improvement plan to include strategies for improving student achievement if a school has a significant student achievement...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Procedures to Withdraw as Charter Authorizer|
Existing law establishes procedures for a charter school authorizer that has chartered multiple schools to withdraw as an approved authorize...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Publicly Available Information from Charter Authorizers|
Requires charter schools to publish on the school's official website board meeting minutes for at least one year, directory information for ...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Initial Charter School Contract Length and Authorizer Fee|
Extends the length of a charter school's initial contract from up to 3 to up to 5 years. [Article 2, Sec. 11, Subd. 6]
Repeals the provisio...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Nonprofit Building Corporation Authority|
Extends the power of a charter school's affiliated nonprofit building corporation. Article 2, Sec. 14, Subd. 17a https://www.revisor.mn.gov/...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Collaborative Agreements - Charter and District School Boards|
Provides that a charter school board may enter into a renewable agreement with a school district, within whose boundaries it operates, to en...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||For-profit And Nonprofit Charter Schools|
The bill requires each charter school, effective July 1, 2013, to incorporate as a nonprofit corporation. The bill prohibits a board of educ...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Charter Schools Application, Authorization and Evaluation|
Amends the application process for charter schools and provides for a new type of chartering authority, known as local charger authorizers. ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Charter School Applying, Authorizing and Revoking|
Revises information to be included in charter school application; makes requirements more specific and focused on performance, finances and ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Districts of Innovation, Schools of Innovation|
Creates a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to define "district of innovation" and related terms. Authorizes the state board to approve distric...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Charter Schools; Denial or Revocation of Application|
H.B. 1173/S.B. 440
Provides unsuccessful charter school applicants with an opportunity to testify before the Board of Education. The local school board must su...
|OR||Administrative Rules 04/2012||P-12||Special Education Responsibilities for Students in Charter Schools|
OAR 581-015-2005, 2010, 2040, 2075, 2080
Shifts student special education responsibilities from resident school district to the district in which the charter school is located if st...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||An Act To Amend and Clarify the Public Charter School Law|
Amends the law authorizing creation of public charter schools. Makes the following changes with regard to authorizers of public charter scho...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Charter School Applications|
Requires a charter school sponsor to review a charter at five year intervals using a performance framework adopted by the sponsor. In imple...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Removal of Yearly Cap on New Charter Schools|
Amends Idaho Code 33-5203(2)(a) to remove the growth cap of six new public charter schools per year, and to remove the cap of one new public...
|AR||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Rules Governing Public Charter Schools|
AR ADC 005.08.2-1.00 to AR ADC 005.08.2-8.00
Outlines application requirements for public charter schools and state board approval for licenses for existing open-enrollment public chart...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||Revised Code for Public School Academies (PSA), Urban High School Academies and Schools of Excellence (SOE)|
Provides for revision of charter school law concerning formation, operation, and termination of public school academies, urban high school a...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Authorizes an unlimited number (removes cap) and eliminates geographical limits on the issuance of contracts for PSAs, urban high school aca...
|WI||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||Charter Contracts May Include Grounds for Expulsion|
S.B. 95 - Section 9 - 118.40 (2r) (b)
This new section of law allows a charter or contract to include grounds for expelling a pupil from the charter school. If such grounds are i...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2011||P-12||Charter School Petitions|
From bill summary: With respect to charter petitions signed by teachers, requires that the petition be signed by a number of nonsupervisoria...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
From bill summary: Revises the provision relating to admission requirements so that admission policies and procedures are to be included in ...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Innovation Schools|
H.B. 153 - Innovation Schools
Permits a school to apply to its district board to be designated as an innovation school. Requires an application to include numerous elemen...
|DE||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Charter School Code|
Requires criminal background and child abuse registry checks for charter school board members; prohibits individuals who have felony convict...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Operation of Chicago Charters for Re-Enrolled Dropouts|
Provides that each campus of a Chicago charter school devoted exclusively to re-enrolled high school dropouts must be operated through a con...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Creates the State Charter School Commission, and makes it responsible for authorizing charter schools statewide. Establishes membership of t...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Replacing Closed Schools with Charters|
Allows a school board to endorse or authorize the establishing of a charter school to replace the closed school. Requires charter applicants...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charitable Organizations as Charter Authorizing Agents|
Requires that a charitable organization must have been operating continuously for at least five years before it authorizes a charter school....
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter Authorizer Requirements|
Strikes several requirements for what an authorizer must include in its application to the commissioner for approval as an authorizer. Adds ...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter School Boards|
Requires school board elections to be held during the school year, which excludes days when the school is closed for holidays or vacations. ...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter Authorizer Transfer|
Allows a transfer of authorizers when an authorizer and a charter school board of directors mutually agree to terminate or not renew a chart...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Data Collection Requirements/Charter Schools|
State Education Resource Center - Clarifies the status of the State Education Resource Center as a nonstock corporation and nonprofit tax ex...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter School Educator Permit|
Establishes a charter school educator permit and allows the education commissioner, starting in the 2011-12 school year, to waive state cert...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter Schools,|
Allows sponsor and public charter school to enter into cooperative agreement with other school districts for purpose of forming partnership ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools|
H.B. 153 - Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools
Provides that for any building that is ranked in the lowest 5% of all public school buildings statewide for three consecutive years and is d...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Cooperative Educational Programs at Community Schools|
H.B. 153 - Cooperative Educational Programs at Community Schools
Permits community schools to enter into agreements for joint or cooperative establishment and operation of any educational program. Provides...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Caps, Charter Performance Index|
H.B. 153 - Charter Caps, Charter Performance Index
Repeals existing language regarding charter caps for charter operators that were operating fewer than 50, 50-75 and more than 75 schools as ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Community Schools (Miscellaneous Provisions)|
H.B. 153 - Community Schools (Miscellaneous Provisions)
For purposes of start-up community schools, adds to definition of "challenged school district" any district ranked in the lowest 5% accordin...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Ohio School Sponsorship Program|
H.B. 153 - Ohio School Sponsorship Program
Establishes the Ohio School Sponsorship Program; directs the department of education to establish an office of Ohio school sponsorship. Auth...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Community Schools in More Than One or Sharing a Facility|
H.B. 153 - Community Schools in More Than One or Sharing a Facility
Permits a community school under the same contract to be located in multiple facilities and to assign students in the same grade level to mu...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Collective Bargaining at Cleveland Board-Sponsored Community School|
H.B. 153 - Collective Bargaining at Cleveland Board-Sponsored Community School
Provides that the employees of a conversion community school sponsored by the Cleveland board of education will cease to be subject to any f...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Community School Cannot Operate from a Home|
H.B. 153 - Community School Cannot Operate from a Home
Prohibits a community school that opened for operation after May 1, 2005 from operating from a home. Page 2 of 264: http://www.legislature.s...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Early College Start-Up Community School|
H.B. 153 - Early College Start-Up Community School
Permits any early college high school operated by a big eight school district (as defined in statute http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/3314.02) in p...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Sponsorship|
Allows an institution of higher education to evaluate a proposal for sponsorship by a public charter school; provides that the process or th...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Creates a Public Charter School Program|
Establishes a process which authorizes the establishment of charter schools in the state. Allows for teachers who are members of the Maine P...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Approvals|
Revises statute: Prior to the consideration of a charter school proposal by any local school board or the state board, each charter applican...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Multiple Sections -Charters and Cyber Charters Finance|
Removes provisions requiring the state to reimburse charter and cyber charter schools for a portion of the employer's share of social securi...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Schools -- Beginning of Operations|
Allows a chartering authority to alter the time period within which a charter school must begin operation. A charter school, once approved, ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Reconstituting Public School and Charter School|
Allows the superintendent of education to reconstitute a public school, except for charter schools. Directs the department to negotiate with...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Corporate Donations to Charter Schools|
Addresses corporate donations to charter schools. Discusses enrollment preferences and membership on the governing or management board of a ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Amends charter schools provisions. Prohibits a local board of education from serving as the governing body of a public charter school. Requi...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Eliminates Charter School Cap|
Removes the cap on charter schools. Allows the state board of education discretion in granting final approval of charter school applications...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Revisesprovisions governing the membership of a committee to form a charter school and the governing body of a charter school; revises provi...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Participation Travel Services Contract|
Permits open-enrollment charter school staff to participate in the Texas Facilities Commission's contract for travel services.
Bill text: ht...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Preference in Charter School Admissions|
Authorizes an open-enrollment charter school operated by a municipality to give a preference in admissions to children of employees of the m...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Confidentiality of Teacher and Administrator Performance Documents|
Clarifies that the confidentiality of documents evaluating teacher or administrator performance applies to teachers and administrators at op...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Distinction Designations and Charter Schools|
Specifies that an open-enrollment charter school may not be awarded a distinction designation if the charter school is evaluated under alter...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Funding and Oversight|
Requires charter school budget requests for needs-based facilities funding to include a detailed explanation as to the formula used and the ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Creates and prescribes the membership of a State Public Charter School Authority. Removes the authority of the State Board of Education to s...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Teacher Certification|
Allows the state Commissioner of Education to waive the requirement that teachers in charter schools hold certification when the charter sch...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||High-Performing Charter Schools and Charter Systems|
Establishes criteria for high-performing charter schools (virtual or cyber charters are not eligible) and high-performing charter school sys...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Chicago Charter Schools for Students from Low-Performing or Overcrowded Schools, or Serving Dropouts|
Allows at least 5 charter schools devoted exclusively to students from low-performing or overcrowded schools to operate at any one time in C...
|OR||To governor 06/2011||P-12||Special Education|
Requires school district in which public charter school is located to be responsible for identifying, locating and evaluating students to de...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Facilities|
Requires a district, in which a charter school operates, to make available annually a list of the district's vacant properties and space.
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Authorizes the Department of Education's (DOE) Achievement School District (ASD) to be a chartering authority for a public charter school. D...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Charter School Enrollment/School District Class Size|
S.B. 2120 - Sec. 8, 11, 12, 14, 15
Sec. 8 - Adjusts the charter school enrollment process such that students living in a development that provides the facility and related pro...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||State Board Sponsorship of Certain Charter Schools, Supplemental Textbooks|
Allows the State Board of Education to sponsor a charter school when the applicant has a contract with the Office of Juvenile Affairs to pro...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Accountability|
Section 1 of this bill removes the requirement that the automated system of accountability information have the capacity to identify which p...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Student Records|
Requires transfer of student education records to school district when charter is terminated or public charter school is dissolved. Applies ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||College and Career Academies|
Amends provisions related to career academies. Defines "college and career academy" as a specialized charter school established by a partner...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Charter Schools Get Government Lease Rates|
Any charter school which chooses to lease property is eligible to receive current government lease rates.
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Charter School Attendance|
Clarifies that students who reside in a school district where a charter school is located are not required to obtain a transfer to attend th...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Allows charter schools to opt in to the state health insurance plans. Establishes the charter school board as a statewide sponsor of charter...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Charter School Authorizers|
S.B. 1263--Charter Schools
Updates the definition of charter school to clarify a public university, a community college with an enrollment of 15,000 full-time equivale...
|RI||Adopted 04/2011||P-12||Charter School Regulations (6434)|
RI ADC 21-2-58:C-1- through C-9-1
The regulations were adopted in order to provide uniform rules for the establishment, operation, and oversight of charter schools in Rhode I...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Parental Involvement and School Improvement Plans|
Encourages districts to adopt policies to increase parental involvement. Requires schools that must develop improvement plans to notify pare...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Revises Provisions Relating to Funding Determinations and Allocations, Dual Credits for Early Completers and Post Secondary Institutions' Operation of Public Charter Schools|
This legislation makes amendments to SB 1184 – the third bill in the Students Come First plan. These changes are as follows:
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Charter School Cap|
Declares that if the cap on the number of charters available for an open-enrollment public charter school is within two charters of meeting ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Charter School Reporting|
Requires a public charter school to annually submit a report detailing: (1) The number of applications for enrollment received; (2) The numb...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
S.B. 1184 - Charter Schools
Allows public postsecondary institutions to operate public charter high schools.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Regional Service Centers|
From bill summary: Allows and encourages local school boards to enter into an interlocal agreement to create a regional service center to pr...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||State Charter School Board Membership|
Defines "organization that represents Utah's charter schools". Provides that three members of the state charter school board (all of whose m...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Charter School Student Participation in Extracurricular Activities|
Provides that a charter school student is eligible to participate in an extracurricular activity at a public school other than the student's...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Charter School Governance|
Provides that a chartering entity may use certain data to measure the performance of a charter school. Prohibits a chartering entity from im...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Charter Schools Grant Applications|
Concerns procedures for charter schools that apply for grants.
|NM||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Charter School Policies and Requirements|
Addresses contracts between charter schools chartering authorities; creates an annual evaluation process for charter schools; includes other...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Policies for Converted Charter Schools|
Clarifies the attendance priorities and other procedures for schools that have been converted to charters through the Assessment and Account...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
An act relating to charter schools; requiring charter school applications and renewal applications to be uniform statewide; imposing duties ...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||Charter Facilities|
H.B. 101 - Section 1722-A
Exempts all school property owned by a charter school, cyber charter, or an associated nonprofit foundation, or owned by a nonprofit corpora...
|NV||Adopted Regulations 10/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
NAC 386.180, 240, 320, 325, 345, 350, 405
Revises various provisions relating to charter schools: Relates to one year renewal of license and fiscal condition of the charter . ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||Charter Renewals and Appeals|
Requires a charter school to submit a renewal petition to the chartering authority no later than September 15 prior to the expiration of the...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||Charter School Transparency and Ethics|
Specifies that charter schools are subject to state sunshine laws, the California Public Records Act and specified ethics and conflict-of-in...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Charter School Students' Freedom of Expression|
Makes clear that provisions protecting public school students' right to freedom of speech and of the press are also applicable to charter sc...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Issuing of Charters|
Sunsets on September 1, 2013 the mandate that the board of regents and the board of trustees of the state university of New York (SUNY) issu...
|FL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Repeals Florida Schools of Excellence Commission|
HB 7037 - Sec 23
Repeals Section 1002.335 creating the Florida Schools of Excellence Commission. Repeals provision related to appealing charter school applic...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Charter School Approvals|
Updates and revises duties and responsibilities of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education when reviewing and approving a prop...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Charter School Approval and Renewal|
Revises the process for submission, review, and approval of charter school proposals and renewal of charters.
|HI||Adopted 06/2010||P-12||Public Charter Schools Probation and Revocation Procedures|
8-500-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
The Department of Education has adopted Chapter 8-500, Hawaii Public Charter Schools Probation and Revocation Procedures....
|AK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
An Act relating to charter school approval and funding. Establishes a charter school facilities construction, lease and major maintenance gr...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
H.B. 7867, S.B. 2734
Rewrites charter school provisions. Establishes separate provisions for "district charter schools" (existing schools converting to charter s...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Charter School Reviews and Approvals|
Revises charter school review and approval process.Provides relative to the process for submission, review, and approval of charter school p...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Empowered Schools and School Districts Act|
Creates the empowered schools and school districts act. Allows a public school, zone, or district to submit empowerment plans to the state b...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
From New York Assembly "Summary of Provisions":
This legislation provides for the establishment of a new process to issue charters. The bo...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charters Approved by SUNY Trustees|
Makes a clarification to A.B. 11310 regarding the approval and issuance process for charters approved by the SUNY trustees. http://assembly....
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter School Sponsors|
Allows charter schools to be sponsored by a school district, technology center school district or higher education institution which has a s...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Petition for a Conversion Charter for a High School Cluster|
Existing legislation defines "high school cluster" as a high school and all its feeder middle and elementary schools, including both public ...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter School Oversight and Finance|
Makes numerous changes related to charter school oversight and finance. Requires the charter school review panel to adopt a clear process wi...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter School and Authorizer Standards|
Creates the Charter School and Charter Authorizer Standards Review Committee which is charged with making recommendations to the state board...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter School Services|
Authorizes a charter school to enter into contractual agreements with a board of cooperative services or another charter school for building...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Research-Based Approaches for Low-Performing High Schools|
H.B. 400 - New Section 20-2-326, 328 and 329
--"Career academy" as (1) a specialized charter school established by a partnership between one or more local boards of ed...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Removal of Prohibition on New Chartered Schools|
Removes the prohibition on approval of new chartered public schools between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2011 and authorizes the state board of...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Early Learning Charter School Screening|
Requires charter schools that elect to provide a screening program to comply with the requirements of the early childhood health and develop...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
H.B. 2725--Multiple Provisions
Authorizes public universities or a community college district with an enrollment of at least 15,000 full-time students or a group of commun...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Affiliated Charter Schools|
Allows the state board of education or the state board for charter schools to approve a charter application if the proposed sponsor determin...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Charter School Law Revisions|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 15
Requires the state board of education by July 1, 2011to adopt regulations to: (1) prohibit a charter school and any affiliated charter manag...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Innovation Schools|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 6
Permits a board of education for a priority school district to, through agreement with the organizations designated or elected as the exclus...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Elminates Enrollment Caps For High-Performing Charter Schools|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 12
Elminates enrollment caps for high-performing charter schools. Statutory enrollment caps prohibit charter schools from enrolling (1) more th...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Charter Schools Equal Local Education Agencies|
Requires that a charter school sponsored by a board of education of a school district be considered a local education agency for purposes of...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||New Start School|
Creates a New Start School Program. Requires a New Start School to be established in each public school that is considered failing. Provides...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|Postsecondary Institutions as Chartering Entities|
Allows an individual or entity to enter into an agreement with a board of trustees of a higher education institution to establish and operat...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Charter School Enrollment Caps|
H.B. 149 - Section 1 and 2
Removes a statutorily imposed cap on the maximum number of students who may be enrolled in charter schools each year. Allows the state board...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
Expands the membership of the state board of education by including a member of the state charter school board as a nonvoting member. Remove...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Proposed Charter Applications|
S.B. 737/H.B. 1390
Requires the public charter school applicant to submit its proposed charter application to the Board of Education for review, comment, and a...
|RI||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Charter Schools|
H.B. 7208, S.B. 2406
Allows for the expansion of charter public schools (from limit of 25 to limit of 35); permits the revocation of an existing public school ch...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Choice|
Prohibits a public charter school, a district school board or a public or private provider of educational services from offering money or ot...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Pilot Charter Schools|
Provides for the establishment of a pilot charter school in the state if the Department of Education receives a federal grant under the Amer...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Charter School Oversight|
Requires a charter school, during its planning year, to file a minimum of three status reports with the chartering authority and the Departm...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Charter School Finance|
Provides that if monies appropriated to charter schools to replace local property taxes are less than the amount prescribed by a statutory f...
|IA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Race to the Top Initiative|
Excerpts from the fiscal note: modifies Iowa Code to meet the requirements of the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) initiative. . . [e]nactment...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Students Living Outside the Commonwealth|
S.B. 2247; (NEW BILL)
Directs the department of education to study the possibility of allowing students living outside of the commonwealth who are eligible to att...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Charter School Recruitment and Retention|
S.B. 2247; (NEW BILL)
Directs the department education to draft a model policy for school districts regarding the grade placement and eligibility for high school ...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Charter School Recruitment and Retention|
S.B. 2247; (NEW BILL)
Requires charter schools whose charter was granted before January 1, 2010 to have a recruitment and retention plan in effect for the 2011-20...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Charter School|
S.B. 2247; (NEW BILL)
Repeals and replaces existing policies relating to charter schools.
|MI||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Schools of Excellence|
S.B. 981 - Part 6E
Part of Michigan's Race to the Top Legislation. Provides for the creation of up to 10 new charter schools that will be known as "schools of ...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
H.B. 218 - Charter Schools
Authorizes specified community schools (charter schools) to operate as conversion schools. Authorizes the governing authority of specified c...
|UT||Adopted 12/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Repeals language detailing the State Charter School Board's accountability review process. Requires that all charter schools be accredited b...
|WY||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||CHARTER SCHOOLS|
Establishes new rules relating to charter schools.
|WI||Signed into law 11/2009||P-12||Standards for Quality Charter Schools|
Extends the duty to consider the principles and standards for quality charter schools established by the National Association of Charter Sch...
|NV||Rule Adoption 10/2009||P-12||Gifted students|
NAC 386, 387
Establishes provisions governing finances and budgets of charter schools and university schools for profoundly gifted pupils.
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Charter School Facilities|
From Legislative Counsel's Digest:
Amends existing law which requires that, prior to receiving funding, title to property used for a charte...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
S.B. 1977 - Charter Schools
Requires charter schools to run criminal history records checks and checks of the Statewide Child Murderer and Violent Offender Against Yout...
|NH||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Charter School Average Daily Membership|
Requires that pupils attending an approved chartered public school be counted in the average daily membership in residence.
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Increases statewide charter school cap and charter school cap for Chicago. Above and beyond caps, permits five Chicago charters (and specifi...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Educational Labor Relations Act|
Requires that a charter school comply with all provisions of the Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that "educational employer" under...
|DC||Emergency Rule Re-Adoption 07/2009||P-12||Special Education Responsibilities|
DCMR Title 5, Chapter 30, Section 3019
Reflects the status of current law with a clear enunciation of charter school special education responsibilities. http://www.osse.dc.gov/seo...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Open Enrollment and Charter Schools|
Separates the open enrollment provisions from the chartered public school statute and establishes a new chapter on open enrollment schools.
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Community Schools|
H.B. 1 - Section 3314.012, 3314.015, 3314.016 and 3314.02
Partially from DOE summary of H.B. 1: Eliminates the two-year wait before the department of education begins issuing annual report cards for...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Early College High Schools|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.50.90
Provides that any early college high school operated by a big eight school district in partnership with a private university may operate as ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||No Home-Based Charter Schools|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.50.80
Specifies that no community school (charter school) that began operation after May 1, 2005 may be operated from a home.
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|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||School Funding Advisory Council|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.29, 3306.291 and 3306.292
Section 3306.29: Establishes the Ohio school funding advisory council. Directs the council, by December 1, 2010 and every other year thereaf...
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Concerns the open meeting law and public meetings; relates to minutes; relates to posting on a website of notice; includes notice by the gov...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter School Caps and Funding|
Relates to charter schools; removes the cap on the number of charter schools that can be created; provides relative to the fee that a school...
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter schools|
Concerns charter schools; relates to charter renewal period and a review of academic performance data. Chapter 117
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter school zoning|
Requires municipalities and counties to allow a charter school to be established at a location in which schools operated by a school distric...
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter School Facilities|
Provides for the property tax classification of property leased to a not-for-profit charter school; exempts property that is owned by an edu...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter School|
S.B. 291--Charter Schools
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is to commission a study comparing performance of charter school students with an equivalen...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.16
Clarifies language to specify that charter schools must adminster state assessments provided for in section 3313.612. Provides that a high s...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual Charter School|
Provides for the establishment of virtual public charter schools; specifies requirements for such schools relating to budgeting, performance...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Native American Charter School|
Provides that if a school board enters into an agreement with an American Indian tribe to establish a charter school, the board must, upon r...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Principles and Standards for Quality Charter Schools|
Provides that when the city of Milwaukee, the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee area technical college dist...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Damaged Textbook Fees/Service-Learning Programs/Charter School Grades/Regional Professional Development Academies|
- Deletes a provision that requires a public school principal to collect a percentage of a textbook's purchase price from...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Charter School Policies|
Relates to the review of proposed charters, conversion of local school facilities, and enrollment of students; allows a charter school to be...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Charter School Policies|
Revises provisions related to two types of charter schools (primarily those converted from preexisting schools), including approval and stud...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Amends Charter School Law|
From fiscal note: Authorizes the state board of education to be a charter school governing body. Removes cap on the number of charter school...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Charter Schools Run by Two-Years|
Allows public junior colleges (two-year institutions) to be granted charters to operate open-enrollment charter schools, including on the ju...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Charter School Funding|
H.B. 3646 - Section 5
Amends calculation for providing charter school funding. Pages 3-4 of 108: http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/81R/billtext/pdf/HB03646F.pd...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Certain School Staff Salaries|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 6-9
Sections 6 and 9: Beginning with the 2009-10 school year, requires each school district and each charter holder that operated an open-enroll...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Relates to Retirement|
Relates to retirement; redefines certain terms termination; relates to reemployment of retirees; clarifyies when a State Community College S...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Charter School Administration|
Makes clarifying amendments to charter school administration. Clarifies that the charter school review panel is subject to the requirements ...
|TX||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||Definition of "Former Charter Holder"|
19 TAC 18.104.22.1681
Modifies the definition of "former charter holder" by including those charter schools that have been ordered closed by any applicable sectio...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Charter School Enrollment|
Authorizes a charter school which is dedicated to providing certain services to pupils who are at risk to enroll a child who was enrolled in...
|UT||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||International Baccalaureate Programs|
Amends rule on administration and funding of International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. Adds eligibility of charter schools to operate IB pr...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Amendng Charter School Provisions|
Amends multiple provisions dealing with charter schools, including: Purposes; Authorizer; Conversion of existing schools; Contracting time l...
|OK||Vetoed 05/2009||P-12||Sponsorship by Federally Recognized Indian Tribe|
Authorizes sponsorship of charter schools by a federally recognized Indian tribe. Also adds authorization for a statewide organization that ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Charter School Enrollment|
Revises provisions relating to the enrollment of certain pupils in charter schools; authorizes a charter school to enroll a child who is in ...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Abolishes Public Charter School Development Fund; transfers remaining moneys in fund to Department of Education Account to be used for publi...
|ID||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Finance|
Amends and repeals existing law relating to education; revises provisions relating to severance payments; revises provisions relating to the...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Rural Schools|
Relates to public schools; provides that certain school districts shall be considered rural school districts; provides that certain public c...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Virtual Charter School|
Relates to public charter schools; amends existing law that provides for a notice and a public hearing in the case of a petition for a publi...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||School Food Service Programs|
Allows a school food authority to establish, maintain, equip, and operate a food-service facility; requires a board of education of a school...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Public Charter School|
Amends existing law relating to public charter schools; provides for notice relating to a petition for a non-virtual public charter school, ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||State Retirement System Participation for Charter Schools|
Allows a charter school that made an election of nonparticipation in the state retirement systems for its employees to make a one-time, irre...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Amends existing law relating to charter school admissions to provide charter schools with the option of awarding an enhanced enrollment oppo...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Charter School Board Training|
Requires mandatory training for charter school governing body members; provides for development of a mandatory training course for all gover...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Charter School Applications|
Relates to public schools; limits the period in which charter school applications may be submitted in a year.
|OH||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Innovative Education Pilot Programs|
Authorizes the governing board of any educational service center or the administrative authority of any chartered nonpublic school to submit...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Sunset of Certain Charter School Statutes|
Allows certain amendments to the charter school statutes to sunset as provided in Chapter 530 of the Acts of Assembly of 2004 and retains ot...
|NV||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||CHARTER SCHOOLS|
Revises various provisions governing charter schools including applications, reporting of data, preparation of budgets, and definitions.
|UT||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||Charter Schools|
Specifies that the state charter school board must create an accountability review process that includes specified components. Directs distr...
|NV||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||CHARTER SCHOOLS|
Revises various provisions relating to charter schools for the Department. NEVADA 4427
|NV||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Charter School Authorizing|
Establishes provisions relating to applications to form a charter school for sponsorship by the State Board of Education. ...
|NV||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Educational Management Organizations (EMOs)|
Revises provisions governing educational management organizations relating to charter schools. ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||transportation|
Provides a school or a school district would not be liable for transportation services provided by an operator of a charter-party carrier fo...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||Charter school facilities|
Relates to the Charter Schools Facilities Program under the Leroy F. Green School Facilities Act of 1998 that provides funding to qualifying...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||Charter school governance|
Requires charter schools to adopt and comply with a conflict-of-interest policy to include specified requirements set forth in existing law....
|OH||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Appropriations|
H.B. 496 (Am. Sub. H.B. 562)
Permits chartered nonpublic schools to purchase goods and services through group purchasing contracts negotiated and arranged by the Departm...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2008||P-12||Charter School Assessments|
Requires a charter school or group of charter schools that directly administer pupil assessments to submit a notice of direct administration...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||School Choice Options|
Allows the parent or legal guardian of a student assigned to attend a school in a Recovery School District the option to enroll their child ...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Charter Schools|
Provides that Type 2 charter schools approved by the state board after July 1, 2008 must receive a per pupil amount each year as provided in...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Charter School Transporation|
Requires charter schools receiving transportation services from a local school board to reimburse the board for the cost of providing such t...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
|Charter School Moratorium|
Would impose a one-year moratorium on new charter school applications during the 2008-09 school year. During this time period, applications ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Maximum Number of Charter Schools|
Increases the limitation on the number of charter school proposals that can be entered into by all chartering authorities from 42 to 70. htt...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Charter School Admissions and Task Force|
Ceates a task force to study and evaluate statutory inconsistencies and technical issues, fiscal issues, administrative compliance, identifi...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Charter School Renewal Period|
Changes the charter school renewal period. Replaces existing 10-year renewal period with renewal period ranging from three to 10 years. http...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Charter School Sponsorship|
Prohibits public charter school sponsorship by private elementary and secondary schools. Authorizes private higher education institutions to...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Amends Charter Schools Act|
Relates to the State Charter Schools Act; allows charter schools to provide prekindergarten programs to four-year-olds; allows a charter sch...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Charters tax-exempt|
Provides that property and buildings, including land, improvements, furniture, and equipment, that are owned by a nonprofit organization tha...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Charter School Approvals, Renewals, etc.|
Relates to the approval, renewal, revocation, and termination of charters for charter schools; increases the charter period from five to ten...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Georgia Charter Schools Commission|
Establishes the Georgia Charter Schools Commission as a state-level charter school authorizing entity working in collaboration with the depa...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Special populations, charter|
Provides that if a school district transports or contracts to transport pupils to the state schools for the deaf and the blind during any fi...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Charter School Governance|
Concerns state charter school governance; reforms charter school governance and membership of the governing council; provides for transfer o...
|NM||Adopted 04/2008||P-12||Charter School Applications and Appeals|
Relates to charter school application and appeal requirements. Established the initial application and renewal process for charter schools,
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||academic contests|
Provides that charter schools may be recipients of money from the Academic Contests Fund for the purpose of sending pupils who are state lev...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Charter school renewal|
Relates to the period of time in which the sponsor of a charter school's approved plan must notify the school of its ability to apply for a ...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Virtual Charter Schools|
The bill requires that anyone who teaches in a public school or charter school must hold a teaching license issued by the department of publ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||State Charter School Institutes|
Concerns State Charter School Institutes; relates to open meetings and records laws; relates to school district charter school exclusive aut...
|LA||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||Charter School Policies|
LAC 28:CXXXIX.Chapters 1 thru 35 (Bulletin 126)
Amends rules relating to charter schools. Provides for the authorizing responsibilities of the Board, the application process, performance c...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Charter School Enrollment Cap|
S.B. 2 - Section 1
Amends language establishing caps on the number of students who may be served by charter schools in the state. Provides that, beginning with...
|DE||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Same Sex Charter Schools|
Allows a charter school to restrict student admissions by gender in the case of a same-gender school; provides that within a reasonable amou...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Charter Schools and Charter School Accountability|
Modifies provisions relating to charter schools. Modifies the appointment procedures for the staff director of the State Charter School Boar...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||charter schools|
Amends existing law relating to public charter schools to require submission of documentation of due diligence upon referral of a charter sc...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Charter School Reporting Requirements|
Requires a charter school to report to school districts, by the last business day in April, May, June, July and August, the aggregate number...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Charter school|
Amends existing law relating to public charter schools to provide for relocation of public charter school facilities to another school distr...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Charter school, high schools|
Allows a charter school or school district to determine whether credits earned by a pupil formerly enrolled in a separate charter school or ...
|CA||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||FACILITIES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS|
Title 5 CCR
Clarifies and expands existing provisions with regards to facilities and the operation and maintenance of charter schools. Adds content to t...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||State Charter School for the Arts|
Relates to public schools; enacts the New Mexico school for the arts act; allows for the creation of a state-chartered charter school as a s...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Waivers from New Regulations|
Provides that any joint, or regional charter school in operation prior to July 1, 2008, may request a waiver from any new regulation require...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2008||P-12||Charter School Policies|
S.B. 730 (sec. 504)
Clarifies charter school policies related to location, facilities, admissions, grade configuration and enrollment.
|NY||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Delegation of Authority Regarding Charter Schools|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 3.16
Amends regulations to delegate authority for conducting charter school hearings from the board of regents to the commissioner of education. ...
|NY||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Procedures for Charter School Public Hearings|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 119.4
Establishes procedures for the conduct of public hearings concerning charter schools. Page 9-11 of 38: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/regis...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||Charter school finance|
Authorizes the governing board of a charter school to use monthly installments and withholding options in making salary adjustments to the s...
|UT||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Requires all charter schools to have a committee consisting of a majority of parents designated to make decisions regarding School LAND Trus...
|OH||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||Amends Provisions Related to Community Schools (Charters)|
H.B. 119 -- Community Schools Provisions (Charter Schools)
Permits establishment of a start-up community school after June 30, 2007 only if the school's governing authority contracts with an operator...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to Charter School Act of 1992. Revises the description of the procedures relating to pupil suspension or expulsion. Requires a descr...
|GA||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Clarifies rules regarding charter schools, including applicable definitions, responsibilities, petition provisions and termination of the ch...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||Charter schools|
Relates to charter schools that serve at-risk pupils. Extends allowable term of operation until a specified date, subject to the approval of...
|UT||09/2007 09/2007||P-12||Amends Charter School Caps, etc.|
Adds rules for identifying the maximum number of authorized charter school students statewide. Provides for new or expanding charter school ...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Charter School Teacher Participation in State Retirement System|
Allows an existing charter school to participate in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system and the state teachers' and state e...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Funding for Special Education Students in Career/Technical Charters|
Permits any career/technical charter public schools which enroll special education students from outside the school district with verifiable...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Charter School Administrators|
Requires any person employed as an administrator in a public charter school to be licensed or registered to administer by the Teacher Standa...
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
Relates to postsecondary education grants and their implementation; relates to early graduation scholarships, school districts and charter s...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Approval of New Charter Schools|
Prohibits the state board of education from approving new charter schools between July 1, 2007 and June 30, 2009, provided that a charter sc...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Charter school finance|
Relates to fingerprinting of applicants for a new or renewed teaching certificate in a school district or charter school; relates to calcula...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Charter School Changes|
Amends the Charter Schools Act: adding certain higher education institutions as additional sponsors for charter schools; specifying certain ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Empowerment Schools|
Authorizes the boards of trustees of school districts to establish a program of empowerment schools for the public schools of the school dis...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12|
|Charter School Sponsorship|
Authorizes a college or university within the Nevada System of Higher Education to sponsor charter schools. Sets forth the requirements for ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Clarifies the significant role of the board of education in policymaking for charter schools, including:
(A) Appointing members of...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||State Board Sponsored Charter Schools|
Creates a school district for charter schools sponsored by the state board for federal law purposes. Revises provisions governing the closur...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Texas Public Finance Authority|
Relates to the issuance by a corporation established by the Texas Public Finance Authority of revenue bonds for open-enrollment charter scho...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Charter Systems Act|
Enacts the Charter Systems Act. Amends definitions of "charter," "charter petitioner," "local revenue," and "petition," and adding definitio...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Charter School Facilities|
Concerns the use of school district facilities by charter schools. Charter schools may purchase a building and grounds, at a district's desc...
|CA||Adopted 05/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Title 5 CCR Sec(s) 11962, 11962.1
Establishes clear procedures to be implemented in the event of theclosure of a charter school. Requires that a petition for a charter school...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Charter School Student Records|
H.F. 2245 [Charter School Records]
Requires that closed charter school must transfer the student's educational records within 10 business days of closure to the student's scho...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter School Applications|
Reenacts procedures for public schools to apply for and be granted charter school statuts. Extends the repealer on charter school statutes t...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Character Education, Charter Schools|
Concerns the Character Education Office; makes an appropriation; relates to public and charter schools. Changes administration of the progra...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter schools, background checks|
Relates to charter schools, fingerprinting and a civil penalty if a charter school fails to comply with fingerprinting requirements. New pro...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
S.B. 2107 -- Part D-2
Provides that an application for a charter school cannot be approved unless the charter entity finds that in a school district where the tot...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2007||P-12||Charter School Enrollment Limits|
Relates to charter school requirements, amends existing law to clarify enrollment limits.
|NM||Vetoed 04/2007||P-12||Public School Accountability & Assessment|
Distinguishes a student's academic proficiency from the AYP of schools and districts. Conforms rankings of schools in need of improvement wi...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2007||P-12||Charter School Student Activities|
Adds the charter school student activities program unit into the program cost calculation.
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter School Enrollment Limits|
Relates to charter school requirements, clarifies enrollment limits and declares an emergency.
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter School Facilities Fund|
Creates fund relating to charter school facilities funding. Provides procedures for meeting the needs of state-chartered and locally charter...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||NCLB Consequences for Schools and Reporting Requirements|
Distinguishes a student's academic proficiency from the adequate yearly progress of public schools and school districts; conforms rankings o...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Charter School Hiring Practices|
Would make the hiring practices of charter schools align with current hiring practices of school districts by requiring all decisions to hir...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||School District and Charter School Budget Reports|
Requires the Department of Education to develop a standardized format for the reporting of the local school district or charter school budge...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||charter school, accountability|
Provides a major revision of the Public Charter School Law. Amends Public Charter School Law to allow for obtaining conversion public chart...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Professional-Technical Regional Public Charter Schools|
Allows for the creation of "professional-technical regional public charter schools." Provides that a professional-technical regional public ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Modifies Charter School Provisions|
Modifies charter school application and authorization provisions; modifies certain requirements for charter schools, including those relatin...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Charter School Applications & Renewal|
Restricts the frequency of charter school applications to allow only one application every 12 months from any person, group or organization ...
|UT||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Oversight of School Inspections|
Provides specific provisions for the oversight of permanent or temporary public school construction/renovation inspections and to identify l...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||District Performance/Reporting, Non-Teaching Personnel|
H.B. 276 -- Misc. Sections
Any district that leases a building to a community school [charter] located in the district or that enters into an agreement with a communit...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Amends Community Schools Provisions|
H.B. 79 -- Sec. 3314.025
Sec. 3314.025 amends provisions relating to governing authorities for community schools. From fiscal notes: Am. Sub. H.B. 66 of the 126th Ge...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Computer Entitlement, Definition of Operator|
H.B. 276 -- Sec. 3314.22, .014
Sec. 3314.22 allows the requirement that each child enrolled in an internet- or computer-based community school is entitled to a computer su...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Charter School State Funding|
Provides for new definitions of charter schools and mandates that all charter school applicants shall attend orientation/training sessions d...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Education & Funding for Homeless/Emancipated and Ethnic Minority Students|
Adds new language for determining where a homeless or emancipated student shall attend school and provides for the inclusion of charter scho...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Charter School Fiscal Impact on District|
Adds the finding that a charter school would have a negative fiscal impact on the school district where it is located to the list of finding...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Charter School Financing|
Provides that for the purposes of the computation of a sponsoring school district of its average daily attendance, a pupil enrolled in a gra...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Notice of Charter School Revocation|
Requires a chartering authority to provide a written notice of intent to revoke and notice of facts in support of revocation to a charter sc...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Charter Schools Financing|
Provides that charter schools are eligible for assistance under the School Finance Authority Act. Revises various definitions and procedures...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Charter School Student Counts|
Permits advance apportionment for a charter school in certain years of operation that is adding one or more grade levels. Bases the apportio...
|GA||Adopted 07/2006||P-12||Remediation, Charter Schools, Class Size, Student Attendance|
GAC 160-4-5-.01; -4-9-.04; -5-1-.08, -.10
Clarifies rules regarding the following:
Remedial education for students in grades 6-12: http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/160/4/5/01.pdf...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2006||P-12||Charter Schools|
Improves the charter school system by adopting many of the priority proposals developed by the task force on charter school governance. Rec...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Technical Assistance to Small School Districts|
Requires the state board to provide technical assistance to any district with fewer than 5,000 students requesting assistance in determining...
|NY||Died 06/2006||P-12||Charter School Application|
Relates to charter school applications, charter school facilities aid and agreements with school districts and charter schools. Increases ma...
|AZ||Vetoed 06/2006||P-12||Charter School Policies|
Relates to charter schools; relates to school board members; provides that an applicant may submit an application and the application may be...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Charter School and Technology Education Districts|
Concerns joint technology education districts; provides that if a pupil is enrolled in both a charter school and a joint technological educa...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Charter School Applications|
Requires that in the creation of charter schools, the application submitted to the commissioner and the local school committee pursuant to t...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Charter School Applications and Academic Goals|
H.B. 6854; S.B. 2085
Requires that in the creation of charter schools, the application submitted to the Commissioner of Education and the local school committee ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Charter School Policies|
Revises provisions relating to charter schools, including duties of sponsors, application process, denial of an application, and review of a...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Charter Schools|
S.B. 2272 - Section 7
Increases from 10 to 20 the number of charter school applications the state board may approve. Deletes provision that if the state board rec...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Charter School Enrollments|
Concerns charter schools; allows for an increase in charter school enrollments for existing charter school and to provide for a new per stud...
|ID||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Rules Governing Charter Schools|
Rewrites rules governing charter schools. Repeals former chapter governing charter schools. Chapter is being rewritten under Docket No. 08-2...
|ID||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Charter School Commission|
Clarifies the petition submission process, information needed by the commission for compliance monitoring and oversight, how public hearings...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Computer or Internet-Based Instruction|
Allows charter schools to provide computer or Internet-based instruction. http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2005_06/pdf/sb610.pdf...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2006||P-12||Background Checks for Charter School Employees|
Concerns charter schools; relates to fingerprint checks; provides that a teacher employed by a school district or a charter school shall be ...
|WI||Vetoed 04/2006||P-12||University-Operated Charter Schools|
Allows any baccalaureate or graduate degree granting institution within the University of Wisconsin System to operate or to contract for the...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Single-Sex Schools|
Authorizes a school board to operate single-sex schools, other than charter schools, or provide single-sex courses if the school board makes...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Charter School Provisions|
Prohibits counties and municipalities from requiring school districts and charter schools to participate in the cost of a study on the impac...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Cap, Charter Schools and Finance Modifications|
Creates a cap on the number of charter schools that the State Charter School Board may authorize to begin operations in the 2007-08 school y...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Chartering Authorities|
From Fiscal Note: Provides for two chartering authorities – the local school district and the state. The bill allows charter schools to elec...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Commission to Study Charter School Concept|
Extends for one year the duties of the commission to study and report on the feasibility of the charter school concept in Mississippi.
|LA||Signed into law 11/2005||P-12||Recovery School District|
Establishes procedures for identifying underperforming schools to be transferred to the Recovery School District. Requires the Recovery Sch...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Charter Schools and High School Exit Exams|
An act to amend Sections 33054, 47605, 47605.6, 47607, 47612.5, and 51745.6 of, and to add Section 47612.6 to, the Education Code, relating ...
|DE||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
14 DAC 275
Amends regulations to clarify what matters are to be considered minor modifications, major modifications, modifications that are considered ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Evergreen Charter Schoolparticipating in the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System|
Authorizes Evergreen Charter School to elect to participate in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system. http://www.ncleg.net/S...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Charter schools participating in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system and the North Carolina teachers' and state employees' major medical plan|
Charter schools participation in the teachers' and state employees' retirement system and the North Carolina teachers' and state employees' ...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Process of Renewal for Charters|
Requires that initial charters be in effect for a period of not more than five years and are to be renewed upon the authorization of the sp...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Charter School Facilities|
An act to amend Section 47610 of , and to add Section 47610.5 to, the Education Code, relating to charter schools. Expressly includes the Ca...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2005||P-12||Charter School Renewals|
An act to amend Section 47607 of the Education Code, relating to charter schools. Existing law provides procedures that
relate to the renewa...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Minor Modifications to Charters|
This Act is based on a recommendation by the Charter School Standards and Licensing Task Force created by House Resolution No. 78 of the 142...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Grants to Charter Schools|
AN ACT To amend and reenact R.S. 17:24.10(A) and 3995(C). Authorizes charter schools to apply for and receive funding from the department to...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Revises Charter School Act|
Amends charter school governing board membership to include a parent of a student attending the charter school. States that public charter s...
|NV||(S) APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR. CHAPTER 490. 06/2005||P-12||Charter schools|
Revises the provisions governing the review of applications to form charter schools submitted to the board of trustees of a school district ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Charter schools|
AN ACT relating to education; requiring the governing body of a charter school sponsored by the board of trustees of a school district to en...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Charter school applications|
Revises provisions governing the review of applications to form charter schools submitted for sponsorship by the State Board of Education an...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Corrective Action|
Repeals and reenacts the corrective action provisions for underperforming public schools. Requires the state board to annually notify each d...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Charter School Admissions|
Allows the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school that specializes in one or more performing arts to require an applicant to au...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
Clarifies definitions of "new century charter schools" and "public schools". Requires charter school plans to include a plan for identifying...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Charter schools|
AN ACT relating to education; revising provisions governing the operation of charter schools, the employees of charter schools and the enrol...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Requires the department of education to publish in its school performance reports, in addition to ISTEP scores, any nationally recognized co...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Governing Bodies of Charter Schools/Meetings|
Amends provisions regarding meetings of governing bodies of charter schools. NEVADA REG 3708 (SN)...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Charter Schools/Insurance/Apportionment of Funding|
NAC 386.140, .355
Revises various provisions governing charter schools, including certain insurance information to be provided with applications to form chart...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Matching Funds for Federal Charter School Facilities Initiative|
H.B. 1001 (Section 129)
States that if the U.S. Department of Education approves a new competition for states to receive matching funds for charter school facilitie...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Allows a public or private nonprofit university, a public or private nonprofit college or a community college to sponsor a charter school an...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Bars the sponsoring entity of a charter school from charging the charter school any fees unless the sponsor has provided services to the cha...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Establishment and Operation of Charter Schools|
Establishment and operation of charter schools; extend repealer on; establishes a commission to study and report on the feasibility of the c...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Consolidation Provisions|
S.B. 1044 (sections 21-27)
Deletes definitions of "consolidated average daily membership," "consolidated national school lunch student total" and "national school lunc...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Historical Artifact Preservation|
Ensures the preservation of historical artifacts of school districts subject to consolidation, deconsolidation or reclassification as a conv...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public Charter Schools|
Amends and adds to existing law to revise the definition for public virtual school; revises limitations applicable to the creation of public...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter School Law|
Authorizes charter schools to enter into public-private partnerships whereby the charter school enters into lease purchase agreements for sc...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Exempts volunteers and guest speakers engaged in instructional or supervisory work in a charter school from having a valid fingerprint clear...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Permits a school district to sell used equipment to a charter school before the school district attempts to sell or dispose of the equipment...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School|
Relates to Charter School Standards.
|ID||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter School Funding|
Bars a public charter school from receiving an increase in support units that exceeds the support units it received in the prior year by mor...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Extracurricular Activities|
Relates to program units for extracurricular activities for home school and charter school students....
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools|
Allows charter schools to hire personnel who have not yet received a fingerprint clearance card provided the charter school has followed spe...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 04/2005||P-12||Rules Governing Charter Schools|
Rewrites rules governing charter schools. http://www2.state.id.us/adm/adminrules/rules/idapa08/0204.pdf...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 04/2005||P-12||Rules Governing the Charter School Commission|
Clarifies the petition submission process, information needed by the Commission for compliance monitoring and oversight, how public hearings...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Auditors|
Requires school district auditors to comply with the requirements and prohibitions of the federal Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. http://www.ark...
|AZ||Vetoed 03/2005||P-12||Student Counts and Charter School Funding|
Increases charter school funding and makes changes in provisions for student counts for districts.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Charter School Reporting|
This bill allows charter schools to annually report innovative practices (such as innovative teaching practices) to the Charter School Board...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Charter School Amendments|
< removes the cap on the number of charter schools that the State Charter School Board may authorize;
< removes a time limitation...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting|
Expands upon the Arkansas Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting Act of 2004. Requires charter schools to follow the financial repor...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Liability Protection of Educators|
The governing body of a charter school or a district must ensure that, prior to the beginning of each school year, each of its employees sig...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Charter School Applicant Selection|
Allows a charter school with more applicants than enrollment capacity to give enrollment preference based on a student's proximity to the sc...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Minimum School Program Act Amendments|
Relates to minimum school program act amendments. This bill:
< establishes a ceiling for the state contribution to the maintenance and opera...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Charter School Construction Amendments|
Exempts charter schools from certain municipal land use regulations; exempts charter schools from certain county land use regulations; allow...
|CO||Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Administration of the State Charter School Institute|
1 CCR 302-1
Establishes rules regarding the State Charter School Institute. Includes procedures for acceptance of applications, evaluating and authorizi...
|DE||Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Professional Employee Work Stoppage or Strike|
14 DAC 714
Amends regulation relating to professional employee work stoppage or strike by adding charter schools to the regulation....
|MA||Emergency Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12||Charter School Funding Formula|
603 CMR 1.00
Establishes a new charter school formula. Implements the new provisions of state law so that the next quarterly tuition payments may be made...
|CO||Emergency Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12||Administration of the State Charter School Institute|
1 CCR 302-1
Establishes emergency rules regarding administration of the State Charter School Institute....
|DE||Rule Adoption 11/2004||P-12||Compensation of District Personnel Under Proposals|
14 DAC, 742
Amends regulations relating to compensating of district personnel under specific project proposals by adding a reference to charter schools ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Charter Schools and Student Discipline/Attendance|
Prohibits a school district governing board from denying a charter school petition, unless it makes findings that the petition lacks a descr...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Charter School Funding|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Provides that for pupils who reside in a basic aid school district and are attending a countywide charter school operating at multiple sites...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Charter Schools: Requirement Exempts|
Exempts a charter high school chartered by the Riverside Unified School District and operated in cooperation with the Riverside Community Co...
|NJ||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Charter School Administrators|
Provides that charter school administrators and trustees are subject to provisions of School Ethics Act....
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Charter School Employees' Retirement|
Provides if a charter school chooses to participate in the Public Employees' Retirement System, its qualified classified employees shall be ...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Repeals rules governing public charter schools. http://www2.state.id.us/adm/adminrules/rules/idapa08/0204.pdf...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Proposes rules governing public charter schools. Establishes a consistent application and review process for the approval and maintenance of...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2004||P-12||Public Charter School Commission|
Proposes rules establishing Public Charter School Commission. Outlines the Commission definitions, proceedings, and board meetings. http://w...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Charter Schools Attendance Boundaries|
Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Allows the Chicago Board of Education to designate attendance boundaries for a specified ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Charter School Retirement Election|
Authorizes existing charter schools to elect to participate in the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System and the North Carolina T...
|MA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12|
|School Building Assistance Program|
Relates to the School Building Assistance Program; provides for grants, investments, trusts and bonds; creates the School Building Authority...
|CA||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Charter School Facilities Program|
Title 4 CCR 10152 - 10162, 10163 and 10164
Amends regulations relating to the Charter School Facilities Program. Adopts new regulations that establish uniform terms and conditions tha...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||Requirements for Charter Schools|
Requires accountings conducted by new century charter schools to be subject to audit and inspection by the charter school administrative off...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Extends the initial term of a charter school to 4 school years; provides a uniform date upon which an approved charter expires; establishes ...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Current law requires that the State Auditor perform two audits of each charter school's enrollment each spring. This legislation discontinue...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Charter School Funding|
Provides for priority funding of type 2 charter schools which have been renewed for ten years. http://www.legis.state.la.us/leg_docs/04RS/CV...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to charter schools; revises qualifications for sponsoring charter school; revises requirements regarding which provisions of buildin...
|FL||Signed by Governor 06/2004||P-12||Career and Technical Education|
Relates to career, workforce and technical education; requires said education programs within the comprehensive high school program of study...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||New Century Charter Schools Funding|
Allows the legislature to adjust the most recent consolidated annual financial report of the department of education and make additional app...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School Choice Committee|
Establishes a committee to study the issue of school choice in New Hampshire any issue relating to school choice which it deems relevant. R...
|CO||Signed by Governor 06/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Concerns charter schools and legislative intent to provide multiple avenues for obtaining charter school authorization, including the creati...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||State Charter School Institute|
Concerns the authorization of institute charter schools, particularly schools for at-risk students, by the state Charter School Institute; d...
|CA||Emergency Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Leroy F. Green School Facilities Act of 1998 (SB 15)|
Title 2 CCR 1859.2 - 1859.171
Establishes emergency rules concerning the Leroy F. Green School Facilities Act of 1998 - Charter School Program. Provides funding to qualif...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School Finance; Enrollment Calculations; Charter School Contracts|
Concerns the financing of public schools; relates to calculations of pupil enrollment; relates to charter school contracts. http://www.leg.s...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Amends Charter Schools law|
Authorizes the state department to allocate funds on a per-pupil basis for purposes of providing matching funds for the federal State Charte...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Deletes repealer on authorization of charter schools.
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||State Board for Charter Schools|
Amends the membership of the State Board for Charter Schools to include at least one resident of an Indian reservation, a charter school tea...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
From the fiscal note: Requires charter schools to administer state value-added testing for their students. Current law, T.C.A. 49-13-111(a)(...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||New Century Conversion Charter Schools Personnel|
Continues existing civil service rights, privileges, and benefits to applicable personnel in new century conversion charter schools. Require...
|WI||Vetoed 04/2004||P-12||Charter Schools Established by Colleges|
From Legislative Reference Bureau analysis: Under current law, school boards may enter into contracts with individuals,
groups, businesses, ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Allows the sponsor of a charter school to direct the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to withhold a portion of state aid if the charter...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||State Board Response Deadline|
Changes from April 1 to April 15 the date by which the state board must notify local boards and charter school petitioners of the approval o...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter School Excellence and Accountability Act|
Requires charter school applications to disclose any ownership or financial interest in the public charter school, by the charter applicant ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School District or Charter School Procurement|
Concerns school district and charter school procurement; concerns contracts for materials and services the governing board may authorize for...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter School Teacher Employment|
Amends existing law to require that employment of charter school teachers and administrators shall be on written contract in a form as appro...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter School Transportation|
Amends existing law relating to charter schools to authorize advance payment of a portion of estimated transportation costs. http://www3.sta...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter School Incorporation|
Amends existing law to require that each petition submitted to convert an existing school or to establish a new charter school shall contain...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Adds to and amends existing law relating to the public charter schools to provide transportation reimbursement for public virtual schools; c...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to public charter schools; revises limits on the number of public charter schools; governs methods of forming a public charter schoo...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Amends existing law to provide criteria governing the attendance area of a charter school. The attendance area of a charter
school shall be ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Charter School Employees|
Modifies the State System of Public Education Code and the Utah State Retirement and Insurance Benefit Act to amend employee benefit provisi...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Provides for the procedures, rules and responsibilities for the development of a charter school within the State. http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/...
|WI||Vetoed 03/2004||P-12||Independent Charter Schools|
Relates to eligibility to attend an independent charter school and payments made to independent charter schools....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Charter School Governance|
This bill creates the State Charter School Board consisting of seven members appointed by the governor; specifies the powers and duties of t...
|UT||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Comprehensive Guidance Program|
Provides Comprehensive Guidance funding for charter schools and adjusts the funding base slightly for all schools. UTAH REG 26850 (SN)...
|CA||Rule Adoption 02/2004||P-12||Regular Average Daily Attendance for Charter Schools|
Title 5 CCR 11960
Amends rule to provide that a pupil over the age of 19 years may generate attendance for apportionment purposes in a charter school only if ...
|GA||Adopted 02/2004||P-12||Charter School Grants|
GAC 160-1-4-.155, .255, .267
Submits rules regarding charter school planning grants, implementation grants and dissemination grants. http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/cgi-bin...
|AR||Signed into law 12/2003||P-12||School for Math, Science, and Art|
Provides for the State School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts; provides the University of Arkansas may petition the State Board of E...
|UT||Rule Adoption 12/2003||P-12||Charter School Revolving Loan Fund|
Provides procedures and standards for eligible charter schools to apply for and receive loans to pay for the costs of constructing, renovati...
|WI||Vetoed 11/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to charter schools located in a 1st class city school district....
|UT||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Amends rules to provide for timeline changes that allow more flexibility for charter school applicants, terminology changes, and changes to ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Specifies oversight duties of a chartering authority with respect to a charter school under its authority. Repeals Instructional Time and St...
|MI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 10/2003||P-12|
|Charter School Law|
Provides for revisions to charter school law with respect to oversight and regulations; provides for the creation of high school academies o...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||School Facilities|
Sets forth the manner of funding charter school facilities under the Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2004 by...
|IA||Adopted 09/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Iowa Admin. Code 281-68.1 (256F)
Adds a new chapter to implement Iowa Code Sec. 256F. Addresses review of two types of applications: planning and charter status. Requires th...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School Aid|
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 8b. (1) The department shall assign a district code to each public school academy that is authorized under the revised school code and ...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||State Charter School Office Staffing|
H.B. 4391 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 601. (1) From the amount appropriated in part 1 for education options, charters, and choice, there is allocated $350,000.00 and 3.5 FTE...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Educational Reviews|
Authorizes the state board of education to grant or renew certain charter schools; requires review of certain charter schools....
|NH||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Establishes a 10-year pilot program for the approval of up to 20 charter schools by the state Board of Education; provides that funding for ...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Charter School Teacher Scholarships|
Clarifies that teachers teaching full time at a charter school are eligible for the critical need scholarships; clarifies that the eligibili...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Professional Incentive Programs|
Relates to the Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program for loan forgiveness to encourage academically talented residents to pursue teaching ca...
|OH||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Community Schools|
OAC 3301-102-01 thru -07
Establishes rules relating to community schools. Provides for approval of sponsors, sponsorship agreement, reporting requirements for all sp...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Appropriations Bill|
Eliminates the requirement that the General Assembly recalculate the base funding amount every six years.
|HI||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Establishes the charter school education agency to be administratively attached to the Board of Education; provides for an executive directo...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Academic Achievement in Public Schools|
Provides alternate certification procedures for a charter school; provides for parental choice; provides for charter school teacher particip...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Members of Charter School Governing Boards and Compliance with Charter School Laws|
Prohibits a charter school from employing any member of the governing or management board of such school. Prohibits more than 20% of the mem...
|AZ||Line item vetoed 06/2003||P-12|
|Budget Reconciliation Education|
Creates budget reconciliation for education and includes the following provisions: Prohibits the State Board of Education from sponsoring ad...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Charter School Grant Program|
Repeals the Charter School Grant Program; takes effect only if the state has received federal funding for charter school start-up costs that...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Charter Schools Authorizer Exemption|
Exempts public charter schools that are operated by school district from requirement that public charter school must be established as nonpr...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
Requires emphasis on reading; requires certain accountability measures; eliminates the limitations on the number of charter schools per scho...
|TX||To governor 06/2003||P-12||Authority to grant a charter|
S.B. 1108 (Section 12.0521)
Allows school boards or the governing body of a home-rule school district to grant a charter for: (1) a new district campus; or (2) a pro...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Adds provision that unless the commissioner has specific cause to conduct an additional audit, the commissioner may not conduct more than on...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Open Enrollment Charter School|
Currently, charter school contracts stipulate the maximum allowable enrollment of a particular charter school. In compliance with this contr...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public School Disciplinary Action|
Under current law, if a disciplinary action is being taken against a student who is transferring from a charter school to a public school, t...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Pledge of Allegiance|
Effective 2003-04 school year and thereafter, requires recitation of the pledge of allegiance in all public schools, including charter schoo...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public Charter School Act|
Establishes the Maryland Public Charter School Program. Defines public charter school. Designates local board of education as the primary pu...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Charter School Capital Construction Financing|
Concerns the financing of capital construction for qualified charter schools that have bonds issued on their behalf by the Colorado Educatio...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Social Security for Charter School Employees|
Requires public charter schools to enter into agreements with the commissioner of social security to ensure that the benefits of the federal...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Open Enrollment Charter School|
Relates to the use of municipal funds for the acquisition of land or acquisition, construction, expansion, or renovation of facilities for a...
|NC||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Charter Schools and State Retirement|
Authorizes certain charter schools to elect to participate in the teachers' and State employees' retirement system and the North Carolina te...
|TX||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Charter Schools General Provisions|
19 TAC 100.1011
Amends rules concerning general provisions for charter schools. Defines the role of shared services cooperative as it relates to charter sch...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Transfer of Failed School or Failed Charter to Recovery School District|
Specifies that any elementary or secondary school found academically unacceptable under the state school accountability system must be desig...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Electronic Bidding|
Requires the State Board of Education (SBE) to adopt rules for the procurement of goods and information services by school districts and cha...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Charter School Funding|
Requires the department of education to distribute tuition support and other state funding to a charter school at the same time and in the s...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to charter school finance; clarifies enrollment status of student enrolled in a charter school and a non-charter public school, prov...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Public Charter School Pilot Program|
Requires the state board to apply for a federal grant under the No Child Left Behind Act to provide financial assistance in planning, design...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Charter School Property Tax Exemption|
Amends existing law to provide that property used primarily for charter school purposes is exempt
from property taxation; and to provide fo...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Schools|
Removes the prohibition on establishing a conversion community school as an Internet-or computer-based community school; permits school dist...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Minimum School Program Act Amendments|
This act modifies the State System of Public Education Code by providing funding for the Minimum School Program and school building aid prog...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Unsatisfactory Schools Classification; Charter School Proposals|
Concerns modifications for notifying schools districts of unsatisfactory schools. Concerns deadlines for charter school proposals. http://ww...
|IL||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Chicago Educational Labor Relations|
Provides that amendatory Act may be referred to as the Chicago Education Reform Act of 2003. Amends requirements for Chicago area charter sc...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Charter School Amendment|
Expands the number of charter schools that the Board of Education may sponsor; removes enrollment limitations on charter schools sponsored b...
|WY||Rule Adoption 03/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Pertains to charter schools, and applicable federal rules on federal allocated grants pass-through to charter schools. Clarifies appeals, wa...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Charter School Amendments|
Part of this Act amends 21-3-303. Charter school applications must include a financial feasibility statement
of charter school viability fo...
|NV||Adopted 02/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Establishes temporary rules revising various provisions concerning charter schools. Specifies the following: application to form charter sch...
|CA||Emergency Rule Adoption 02/2003||P-12||Charter School Facilities Program|
Title 4 CCR 10151 thru 10162
Establishes emergency rules concerning requirements for financing charter school construction projects, pursuant to Charter School Facilitie...
|OH||Signed into law 01/2003||P-12||Community Schools; E-Schools; At-Risk Funding|
Provides procedures for the expansion of sponsorship of community schools to certain school districts; creates a Community School Revolving ...
|NY||Vetoed 12/2002||P-12||Public Hearings on Charters|
Requires that public hearings be held to solicit comments from the community concerning the issuance or renewal of a charter; changes such m...
|UT||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Charter Schools|
Amends rules to provide for a timeline for charter schools to apply for sponsorship to local boards and the state board, to provide a formul...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Notification of Enrollment Eligibility|
Requires state commissioner, upon application for a charter school, to notify the members of the legislature, school superintendents, mayors...
|NJ||Adopted 10/2002||P-12||Charter Schools STATE ID: 34 NJR 2920|
NJAC 6A:11, 6A:11-1.1 thru 6A:11-7.1 (non seq)
Establishes rules pertaining to charter schools. Provides definition of terms. Specifies: application and approval, reporting, renewal, prob...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Charter School Finance|
Requires a local educational agency that sponsors a charter school annually to transfer to each of its charter schools a prescribed amount o...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||New Charter School Requirement|
Requires the petition for the establishment of a charter school to describe how a charter school that will serve high school pupils will inf...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Charter District Finance Rules|
Makes provisions relating to the calculation of average daily attendance inapplicable for purposes of determining the base revenue limit or ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Revenue Limits|
Authorizes the revenue limit of an elementary school district to be determined using either the current or prior year second principal appor...
|UT||Adopted 09/2002||P-12||Charter School Accountability and Assistance|
Establishes procedures for annual accountability of all charter schools and for on-site reviews of charter schools. UTAH REG 25225 (SN)...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Teachers in Charter Schools|
Permits local flexibility with regards to the hiring of teachers who leave public schools to teach in charter schools....
|GA||Adopted 08/2002||P-12||Charter Schools|
Clarifies rules regarding charter schools. Specifies the following: definitions; role of the local board; role of the state board for locall...
|CA||Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter No. 08/2002||P-12||Charter School Financial Reporting|
Requires a charter school to transmit a copy of its annual, independent, financial audit report for the preceding fiscal year to the Control...
|AZ||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Background Checks and Fingerprinting of Charter School Staff|
Requires that upon the conviction of a person of an offense in this title or of any felony, if the person is teaching in a charter school, a...
|ID||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12|
Provides that charter school boards of directors are subject to the open meeting law requirements. Amends existing law to clarify applicatio...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Charter Schools Act|
Enacts the Tennessee Charter Schools Act of 2001. http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/bills/currentga/Chapter/PC0850.pdf...
|CA||To governor 06/2002||P-12||Rules for Special Ed. Students at Charter Schools|
Clarifies that a charter school is allowed to report average daily attendance to accommodate eligible pupils who require extended year servi...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Teacher Leave to Teach at Charter School|
Reduces the leave of absence to one year for any teacher leaving a public school to teach at a charter school. http://www.legis.state.de.us/...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Coordination Between Charters and Local Districts|
Improves coordination between local public districts and the entering charter school. It requires that: (1) a certificate of occupancy must ...
|KS||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Charter Approvals/ Revocations|
Defines "charter school;" establishes requirements of charter schools. Requires that charter schools be nonsectarian and established as mean...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Charter Schools Law Changes|
Amends the charter school law. In either a new or converted charter school, a teacher teaching in the core academic areas of English/langua...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Finance Bill - Charter Facilities Component|
Creates the "Charter School Facilities Financing Act" to increase charter school access to the school district capital funding and planning ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Bill -- Online Funding Component|
Defines "on-line pupil enrollment" as the number of pupils enrolled, on October 1 in a budget year, in an on-line program, minus any such pu...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Resolution of Charter School Contract Disputes|
Concerns the resolution of disputes between charter schools and chartering school districts and concerning governing policy provisions; requ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Alternative Education Campuses|
Requires state board to establish criteria and application process for a school to be designated an alternative education campus. Mandates t...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Charter School Trustees|
Provides that the Department of Education must keep a record of the trustees who successfully complete an orientation program within 1 year ...
|NH||Vetoed 05/2002||P-12||Charter Schools|
Establishes a 10-year pilot program for the approval of up to 2 charter schools per year by the state board of education and creates certain...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Charter School Funding|
Specifies that until July 1, 2004, a charter school shall be treated as a school district for purposes of the State School Fund. http://info...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Charter Schools, ESL Services, Charter Technical Career Centers|
Creates new section on charter school capital outlay. According to legislative summary, bill "requires the full-credit for teaching service ...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Charter School Funding and Teacher Status|
States that teachers at charter schools are to receive probationary and tenure status and seniority provided that they fill the requirements...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Pilot Charter School Program|
Establishes pilot charter school program in Iowa; establishes procedures for approval/denial of charter school applications; establishes req...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Revisions to Georgia Charter Schools Act of 1998|
Amend Article 31 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the "Charter Schools Act of 1998," so as to revise exte...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Charter Schools|
Clarifies that institutions of higher education may submit applications to form charter schools, requires all school boards to accept and re...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||New Century Conversion Charter Schools|
Allows a nonprofit organization to manage and operate a new century conversion charter school as a division of the nonprofit organization, i...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Charter School Application Deadlines|
Allows local boards to determine deadlines for submission of charter school application; deadline must fall between August 15 and October 1....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Charter School Provisions|
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education; increases the number of charter schools that may be sponsored by the St...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12|
Relates to dually enrolled students to clarify what constitutes demonstration of academic proficiency to establish eligibility for a non-pub...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12|
Clarifies that charter schools are required to comply with the general education laws of the state unless specifically directed otherwise in...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Charter School Proposals and Finance|
Makes specifications as regards charter school finance and required minimum contents of charter school proposals. Requires charter school sp...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Modifies Charter Schools Law|
Modifies the charter schools statutes by requiring the Board of Education to add the number of charters denied to its annual report to the G...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Charter School Construction|
Permits charter schools to construct facilities with federal funds....
|NC||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Teachers for Charter Schools|
Permits local flexibility with regards to the hiring of teachers who leave public schools to teach in charter schools; authorizes certain ch...
|CA||Chaptered by Secretary of State 09/2001||P-12||Reporting for Charter Schools|
Chapter No.344, Requires a charter school to transmit a copy of its annual, independent, financial audit report for the preceding fiscal yea...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Charter School funding issues|
Authorizes a charter school that has an approved charter to receive funding for nonclassroom-based instruction only if a determination for f...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Amends Charter Law|
Prohibits charter school employees from serving on districts school board; directs the State Board of Education to grant waiver of public ch...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Charter Schools - Closure and Failure to Open Obligations|
Requires charter schools that fail to open or that close for any reason to refund all cash on hand to the state or local school district....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Charter School Procedures and Litigation|
, Relates to the chartering process for charter schools, procedures for application and budget submission to the State Board of Elementary a...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||At-Risk Student Enrollment in Charter Schools|
Relates to requirements for enrolling at-risk pupils in certain charter schools in certain parishes. For Type 2, Type 3, and Type 4 charter ...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Changes in Charter School Legislation|
This Bill clarifies ambiguity in the original charter school legislation. It provides a more appropriate means by which charter approving au...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Increase the Number of Charter Schools|
Increases the number of charter schools in the state from 30 to 60 and extends their contracts from 5 years to 10 years....
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Amends Charter Schools Law, Programs of Distance Education|
Prohibits an existing public school or home school from converting to a charter school; prohibits charter schools from operating for profit;...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Criteria for Charter Proposals|
Changes criteria that State Board of Education may use to reject public charter school proposal during review process....
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Revisions to Charter Schools Law|
Revises provisions governing the reemployment of employees of a charter school by a school district; provides that a certain percentage of t...
|TX||Became law without governor's signature 05/2001||P-12||Open Enrollment Charter Schools|
Authorizes establishment of open enrollment charter schools. Includes a provision that the state board may grant a charter on the applicati...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Charter School Provisions|
Amends and reenacts R. S. 17:3997(A)(1), relative to charter school employees; to provide for the authority of a charter school to employ fa...
|PA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Independent Schools|
A school district may designate any school of the district as an independent school operating under an agreement with the board that grants ...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Charter School Law Changes|
This bill revises the state charter school law, including the establishment of New Century Charter Schools. This legislation can be found b...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Charter Schools Established in Indiana|
Creates new section establishing charter schools in the state. Permits mayor of Indianapolis to serve as a sponsor of a charter school withi...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Limited Charter Schools|
This legislation creates "Limited Charter Schools" in the state. The relevant legislation can be found at the bottom....
|MS||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Charter schools pilot program authorization|
Reenacts sections 37-28-1 through 37-28-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, which establishes the procedure for public schools to apply for and be...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Advanced Payments to Charters|
Authorizes advance payment of a portion of a charter school's estimated annual apportionment under specified conditions....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Charter School Applications|
Relates to charter schools; clarifies that, prior to receiving applications for any public charter school, a local school board must provide...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Charters No Longer Pilot|
Removes the pilot program status of charter schools....
|NM||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Charter School Transportation|
A charter school must negotiate with a local school district to provide transportation to students eligible for transportation under the pro...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Charter School Reporting|
Requires public charter schools to prepare and submit audit reports and to annually file financial and statistical reports with the State De...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Admission preference areas for charter schools|
Provides that a new or conversion charter school shall specify an attendance area for admission preference to students within that area....
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Approval of Charters|
Provides for appeal to the State Board of Education of a decision not to approve the revision of a charter school's charter....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Charter Applications|
S.B. 1393, H.B. 2439
Eliminates the now outdated requirement that a local school board must provide public notice by December 31, 2000, of its intent to accept o...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Amends Charter Schools Law|
Relates to charter schools; modifies provisions for establishment and operation of charter schools; specifies funding provisions; repeals ex...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Charter Schools and Desegregation|
Amends the selection process for admission to a Charter school in a school district under court ordered desegregation....
|NJ||Signed into law 11/2000||P-12||Charter Schools Funding, Evaluation|
Establishes required funding level for charter school students; revises procedure for evaluation of the charter school program....
|WA||Unofficially rejected by voters 11/2000||P-12||Charter Schools|
INITIATIVE 729 Authorizes school districts and public universities to sponsor charter public schools; states that the charter schools would ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12|
|Petitions for Charters and Passage of School Bonds|
Requires the State Board of Education to develop criteria for the review and approval of charter school petitions. Makes technical revision...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Waivers for Charter Schools|
Chapter No.464, Authorizes the governing board of a charter school to request, and the State Board of Education to approve, a waiver of any ...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||State Power to Grant Charter Schools; Transportation for Charter Schools|
Chapter No. 227 of 2000., Relates to charter schools; provides that the Board of Education shall make the final determination on granting ch...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Charter School Authorizing Agencies|
Authorizes a charter school, that was not granted a renewal by the chartering agency, to submit an application for renewal pursuant to the p...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Charter Schools dealing with Special Ed. Students|
Chapter No. 88; Prohibits the denial of a petition for the establishment of a charter school based on the actual or potential costs of servi...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Charter School Revision|
Session Law Number 72. Exempts from tax motor fuel sold to charter schools; defines charter school board as nonprofit corporation with char...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Charter School Revisions|
Establishes a committee to study application procedures relative to charter schools and the admission preferences used in charter schools an...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Charter School Admission|
Allows the children of charter school employees who are permanent and work at least 30.00 hours per week during the school year to be given ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Charter School Rules|
306., Provides an exemption from ad valorem taxes for facilities used to house charter schools; provides for the cancellation of certain tax...
|WA||Rejected by voters 06/2000||P-12||Ballot Initiative: Charter Schools|
INITIATIVE 729; Authorizes school districts and public universities to sponsor charter public schools; states the charter schools would be r...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Charter School Admissions|
Allows a charter school to give preference to children of the founders of the charter school so long as they constitute no more than 5% of t...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Charter School Administration|
171., Implements the 2000-2001 Budget Act; allocates moneys provided for workforce development; provides for budget amendment when program i...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Formation of Charter Schools|
Provides legal protection for new century charter school boards; allows groups of teachers at a school to form a charter school; requires th...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Charter School Changes, Capital Reserve Usage|
Concerns public schools; authorizes charter schools to impose fees for excess transportation costs and to engage in the building, planning a...
|PA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12|
Act No. 16 of 2000., Amends the Public School Code. Provides funding for basic education, services to nonpublic schools, special education, ...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Modifies Charter Schools Law|
Chapter No. 19; Relates to existing law which provides that a charter school that serves at-risk pupils and operates under a charter approve...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Modifies Number of Charter Schools|
Concerns charter schools; increases the number of such schools authorized to be operated in the state....
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Causes for Nonrenewal or Termination of Charter School Contract|
In lieu of a charter school's dissolution based on contract termination, the commissioner may approve the decision of a different eligible s...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Admissions Policies at Charter Schools|
Charter schools must give enrollment preference to residents of a town if the school is the only one located in the town serving a particula...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Charter School Sponsors|
Expands the list of potential sponsors to include a charitable organization. Also clarifies that a charter school sponsor may be a Minnesot...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Charter School Sanctions|
Allows a sponsor of a charter school to request that the State Board of Education withhold state aid monies from a charter school if the cha...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Charter School Requirements|
Relates to school district budgets; relates to charter school applications and requirements; specifies that the charter of a charter school ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Charter School Independence|
Clarifies that public charter schools operate independently from the existing school district structure and any local board of trustees and ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Charter School Loans|
Authorizes the Board of Directors of a charter school to borrow money as a nonprofit corporation to finance the purchase of school building ...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Revision of the Proprietary School Law|
Makes several changes to the "Proprietary School Law" including the fact that it allows for proprietary certificates to be good for two year...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Regional Charter Schools|
Authorizes the creation of regional charter schools, operated by two or more school boards, which may be chartered directly by the participa...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Business Plan for Charter Schools|
Requires an applicant seeking to establish a charter school and an application for renewal of a charter to submit a detailed business plan; ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Regional Charter Schools|
Authorizes the creation of regional charter schools, operated by 2 or more school boards, which may be chartered directly by the participati...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Charter School Admissions|
Relates to charter school enrollment procedures....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Charter Schools|
Allows the State Board of Education to grant a charter school petition if the local board of education refuses. The State Board of Education...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Residential Charter Schools|
Permits the creation of residential charter schools for at-risk students by a single school division or by two or more school divisions as a...
|NM||Died 02/2000||P-12||Charter School Start-Ups|
Provides for start-up charter schools to be funded according to current year membership....