Senate Bill 0227
DIGEST OF SB227 (Updated February 19, 2009 6:09 pm - DI 84)
Charter school access to various funds and facilities. Allows any charter school located in Indianapolis to have access to funds from the Indianapolis bond bank. (Current law allows only charter schools established by the mayor to have access.) Provides that a charter school may receive technology funds. Provides that a charter school may provide services and receive funding for providing services to a preschool child in the same manner as other public schools. Requires a school corporation to report closed, vacant, or unused facilities to the department of education for publication on the Internet unless the school corporation has written plans for the reuse of a facility. Provides that the vacant facilities must be offered for sale to charter schools and other educational institutions before the facilities may be otherwise sold.
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