House Bill 583

Last Action to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to charter schools.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1539
Sponsors B. Montell, S. Lee
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 160 to describe the intent of the General Assembly and the purposes of authorizing charter schools; define terms; outline the requirements and limitations on the establishment of charter school including authorizers to be local boards of education, boards of trustees of state research universities, or boards of regents of state comprehensive universities; describe authorizer's roles and responsibilities; describe exemptions from law and required compliance areas for charter schools; and describe the application, approval, and renewal processes for charter schools; describe application process for existing schools to convert to charter schools; require state, federal, and local funds to be distributed to a charter school using formulas and allocation processes used in any other school; and provide that the Act shall be know as "The Francene Cucunillo Act".
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, charter school operation
State Agencies - Kentucky Board of Education, charter school operation
Children and Minors - Charter school, enrollment in
Cities - Charter school, authorizers of
Corporations - Charter schools, nonprofit sponsors of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Charter schools contracts, right to appeal decisions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Charter schools, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Charter schools, application and approval
Education, Finance - Charter schools, transfer of funds
Education, Higher - Charter schools, authorizers of
State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, charter school
Teachers - Charter schools, employees of
Universities and Colleges - Charter school, authorizers of


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