|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Charter School Finance, Facilities, and Numerous Other Provisions|
Directs a local board that intends to sell or lease unused/underused district facility to give each charter school located within district boundaries the opportunity to make an offer to purchase, lease, or use the facility before offering the facility for sale...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Community Schools|
S.B. 316 - Community Schools
Permits the department's office of Ohio school sponsorship to assume sponsorship of a community school whose sponsorship has been revoked by the department. Permits the office to extend the term of a contract for a school whose sponsorship it has assumed. Prov...
|LA||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Charter Schools|
LAC 28:CXXXIX.Chapters 1, 5-19, 27, and 39
Makes changes to various provisions related to charter schools. New rules define "management organization," and require a charter application to describe any proposed corporate partnerships. Requires the state superintendent's recommendation to the state board...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Charter Schools|
Repeals existing charter school laws and establishes a new chapter governing charter schools based on the recommendations of the Charter School Governance, Accountability, and Authority Task Force established by Act 130, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011. Maintains ...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Charter Schools Application, Authorization and Evaluation|
Amends the application process for charter schools and provides for a new type of chartering authority, known as local charger authorizers. Requires the state board to approve a common charter school application for use by all chartering authorities. Requires ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Charter School Applying, Authorizing and Revoking|
Revises information to be included in charter school application; makes requirements more specific and focused on performance, finances and governance. Revises responsibility of school districts with respect to charter school application, evaluation, renewal a...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Charter Schools|
Creates the State Charter School Commission, and makes it responsible for authorizing charter schools statewide. Establishes membership of the commission and terms of office. Creates the State Charter School Commission Fund as a special fund in the state treas...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Caps, Charter Performance Index|
H.B. 153 - Charter Caps, Charter Performance Index
Repeals existing language regarding charter caps for charter operators that were operating fewer than 50, 50-75 and more than 75 schools as of May 1, 2005. New provision states that subject to section 3314.016, an entity that sponsors community schools may ent...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter School Funding and Oversight|
Requires charter school budget requests for needs-based facilities funding to include a detailed explanation as to the formula used and the funding request breakdown by school. Allows charter schools to appeal denied reauthorizations to the board of education....
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||High-Performing Charter Schools and Charter Systems|
Establishes criteria for high-performing charter schools (virtual or cyber charters are not eligible) and high-performing charter school systems. Authorizes a high-performing charter school to increase enrollment, expand grade levels served, submit a quarterly...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Charter School Policies and Requirements|
Addresses contracts between charter schools chartering authorities; creates an annual evaluation process for charter schools; includes other charter policies, requirements and procedures.
|TX||Adopted 01/2011||P-12||Financial Accountability Rating System|
19 TAC 109.1002, 1003, 1004, 1005
From the January 28, 2011 Texas Register: The sections establish provisions that detail the ratings, types of ratings, criteria, reporting and sanctions for the financial accountability rating system. Amendments update the School Financial Integrity Rating Sys...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2009||P-12||Charter School Accountability During First Two Years of Operation|
H.B. 19 - Community Schools
Amends accountability provisions applicable to charter schools. When determining whether a community school meets triggers for certain accountability sanctions, bars the state department of education from considering a community school's performance ratings du...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Charter School Requirements|
Relates to charter schools; provides for a charter technical career center financial recovery plan; provides that charter schools are eligible for federal stimulus moneys and grants; requires full disclosure of the employment of relatives by charter schools; p...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Charter School Administration|
Makes clarifying amendments to charter school administration. Clarifies that the charter school review panel is subject to the requirements of the sunshine law. Authorizes the board of education to remove a charter school review panel member for cause. Require...
|UT||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||Charter Schools|
Specifies that the state charter school board must create an accountability review process that includes specified components. Directs district charter school authorizers to make charter school visits and submit written reports to charter schools after the vis...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Georgia Charter Schools Commission|
Establishes the Georgia Charter Schools Commission as a state-level charter school authorizing entity working in collaboration with the department of education. Provides for membership of commission. Provides that the commission must, among other duties:
|LA||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||Charter School Policies|
LAC 28:CXXXIX.Chapters 1 thru 35 (Bulletin 126)
Amends rules relating to charter schools. Provides for the authorizing responsibilities of the Board, the application process, performance contracting, evaluation of schools, extensions, renewals and revocations, amendments, governance, funding, fiscal respons...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Charter Schools and Charter School Accountability|
Modifies provisions relating to charter schools. Modifies the appointment procedures for the staff director of the State Charter School Board. Modifies provisions relating to the purposes and status of charter schools. Requires the state board of education, in...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||Charter schools|
Amends the Charter Schools Act which authorizes a chartering agency to charge for up to 1% of a charter school's revenue for the actual costs of supervisorial oversight of the charter school. Requires the Research Bureau of the State Library to prepare and sub...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Clarifies the significant role of the board of education in policymaking for charter schools, including:
(A) Appointing members of the charter school review panel; and
(B) Serving as an appeals board for charter school applicants or charter...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Charter School State Funding|
Provides for new definitions of charter schools and mandates that all charter school applicants shall attend orientation/training sessions designated by the State Charter School Board on charter school implementation, statutory, legal, financial, data manageme...
|OK||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Charter School AYP Appeal|
Allows charter schools to appeal Adequate Yearly Progress decisions on their behalf based on statistical or other substantial reasons.
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Corrective Action|
Repeals and reenacts the corrective action provisions for underperforming public schools. Requires the state board to annually notify each district and the state charter school institute as to which, if any, of its schools received a "low" or "unsatisfactory" ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
Clarifies definitions of "new century charter schools" and "public schools". Requires charter school plans to include a plan for identifying, recruiting, and retaining highly-qualified instructional faculty. Requires a charter school's governance structure to ...
|CO||Signed by Governor 06/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Concerns charter schools and legislative intent to provide multiple avenues for obtaining charter school authorization, including the creation of state charter schools. Amends the charter school law to require charter school contracts to include goals, objecti...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||State Charter School Institute|
Concerns the authorization of institute charter schools, particularly schools for at-risk students, by the state Charter School Institute; deems institute charter schools to be part of the free public schools in the state, thereby adjusts the funding for free ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Charter Schools|
Specifies oversight duties of a chartering authority with respect to a charter school under its authority. Repeals Instructional Time and Staff Development Program provisions as they apply to charter schools. Repeals provisions relating to charter school appli...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Evaluating Charter Schools|
THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL WORK IN COOPERATION WITH THE ARIZONA K-12 CENTER AT NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ALL CHARACTER EDUCATION PROGRAMS FUNDED BY STATE AND FEDERAL RESOURCES. ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Evaluating Charter Schools|
Amends existing law to provide that the State Board of Education may review the effectiveness of charter schools and report to the Legislature....