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Public Charter School Act of 2017

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In the Senate - Hearing canceled

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 President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Bates, Eckardt, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Ready, Salling, and Serafini
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0878
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
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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 through 9-111, 9-112, 9-103.1, 9-105.1, 9-106.1, 9-107.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:12 P.M.