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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Requirements for charter schools. Provides that certain charter school authorizers that issued a charter for a charter school before July 1, 2015, are required to be approved by the state board of education (state board) before the authorizers may authorize a new charter or renew an existing charter for a charter school. (Current law provides that certain charter school authorizers that have not issued a charter for a charter school prior to July 1, 2015, are required to be approved by the state board before they may authorize a charter school.) Provides that an authorizer may not accept a proposal Requirements for charter schools. Provides that certain charter school authorizers that issued a charter for a charter school before July 1, 2015, are required to be approved by the state board of education (state board) before the authorizers may authorize a new charter or renew an existing charter for a charter school. (Current law provides that certain charter school authorizers that have not issued a charter for a charter school prior to July 1, 2015, are required to be approved by the state board before they may authorize a charter school.) Provides that an authorizer may not accept a proposal to establish a charter school from an organizer that already operates a charter school if a charter school that the organizer operates does not meet certain thresholds regarding its school accountability grade. Provides that a charter school may not enroll new students who are not currently enrolled in the charter school if the charter school does not meet certain threshholds regarding its school accountability grade. Provides that the provisions allowing an administrative fee of not more than 3% for certain authorizers do not apply to charters granted or renewed after June 30, 2018. ... View more