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Public Charter School Expansion and Improvement Act of 2015

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In the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Including employees of public charter school operators under provisions of law relating to collective bargaining; authorizing public charter schools to give greater weight to specified students during a lottery to determine admission to the public charter school; clarifying that the State Board of Education is a public chartering authority; specifying the contents of an application to open a public charter school; altering the time period within which the State Board must render a decision on a specified appeal; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Adams, Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, Bromwell, Buckel, Carozza, Ciliberti, Cluster, Flanagan, Folden, Ghrist, Grammer, Hornberger, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Krebs, Long, Mautz, McComas, McConkey, McDonough, McKay, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, O'Donnell, Otto, Parrott, Reilly, Saab, Shoemaker, Szeliga, Vitale, Vogt, West, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0595
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
By Request of the Governor
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Collective Bargaining
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Education, Boards of
Education, State Board of
Indigent Persons
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Schools
Public Works, Board of
Retirement Systems -see also- Mandatory Retirement
Rules and Regulations
State Aid
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Education
(6-401, 6-404, 6-405, 6-407, 9-101, 9-102, 9-102.1, 9-103 through 9-110, 9-102.2)
Article - State Personnel and Pensions
(21-304, 22-205, 23-206)

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November 20, 2015 7:18 P.M.