Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

School facility ADA compliance. Requires charter schools and eligible schools, jointly in consultation with the department of education (department), before July 1, 2018, to establish standards of compliance (standards) with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Requires the department to post the standards on the department's Internet web site. Allows the department to conduct an assessment of the school buildings, educational programs, and student activities of each charter school and eligible school to determine the school's compliance with the standards. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law, each charter school or eligible school that receives public funds must meet the standards School facility ADA compliance. Requires charter schools and eligible schools, jointly in consultation with the department of education (department), before July 1, 2018, to establish standards of compliance (standards) with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Requires the department to post the standards on the department's Internet web site. Allows the department to conduct an assessment of the school buildings, educational programs, and student activities of each charter school and eligible school to determine the school's compliance with the standards. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law, each charter school or eligible school that receives public funds must meet the standards not later than July 1, 2022. Requires that if, after June 30, 2022, a charter school or eligible school that receives public funds fails to meet the standards, the noncompliant school is ineligible to receive public funds. ... View more