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Public Charter School Act of 2017

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In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Public Charter School Authority as a public chartering authority under the Maryland Public Charter School Program; specifying that employees of a public charter school authorized by the Authority are not public school employees, are exempt from State teacher certification requirements, and may refuse to join employee organizations; requiring the Authority to adopt specified policies regarding teacher induction, preparation, and development; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, Buckel, Carozza, Clark, Cluster, Flanagan, Folden, Ghrist, Glass, Hornberger, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Krebs, Long, Malone, Mautz, McComas, McDonough, McKay, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Otto, Parrott, Reilly, Rey, Rose, Saab, Shoemaker, Simonaire, Szeliga, Vogt, West, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0704
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
By Request of the Governor
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education, State Board of
Education, State Department of
General Services, Department of
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Education
(5-202, 9-101, 9-102, 9-102.1, 9-102.2, 9-102.3, 9-103, 9-104, 9-104.1, 9-105, 9-106, 9-107, 9-108 through 9-111, 9-112, 9-103.1, 9-105.1, 9-106.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.