House Bill 21 (2010)

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House Bill 21 (or BR 115 2010) was prefiled on September 2, 2009 and introduced on January 5, 2010 by Representative Stan Lee for the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to charter schools.

BR 115 proposes to create new sections of KRS Chapter 160 to describe the intent of the General Assembly and the purposes of authorizing public charter schools; define terms; outline the requirements and limitations on the establishment of charter schools; describe local board of education's roles and responsibilities; describe exemptions from law and required compliance areas for charter schools; describe the application, approval, and renewal processes; describe process and application process for existing schools to convert to charter schools; create new sections of KRS Chapter 156 to list the Kentucky Department of Education's and the Kentucky Board of Education's roles and responsibilities relating to charter school; require the Kentucky Board of Education to establish a Kentucky Charter School Advisory Committee for reviewing charter school applications; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to direct how state, local, and federal funds shall be used to support charter schools; amend KRS 156.074, 156.255, 156.265, and 156.480 to conform.[1]



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