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Senate Bill 0598

Senate Bill 0598

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB598 (Updated April 27, 2005 7:20 pm - DI 84)

Charter schools. Requires the department of education to publish in its school performance reports, in addition to ISTEP scores, any nationally recognized comprehensive assessment program data submitted by a school corporation, including a charter school. Increases the review period for applications to become a charter school. Allows a charter school to provide online and computer instruction in the same manner as other public schools. Requires the department of education to obtain federal funding for charter schools. Indicates that a charter school may use a private auditor and prepare financial reports in addition to audits and financial reports required by the state board of accounts. Provides that the law governing grants to alternative school programs applies to charter schools. Allows the common school fund interest balance to be used for charter school facility financing.
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