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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 629
Charter schools; revise legislative intent; amend certain provisions
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HC: EducationSC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to revise legislative intent relative to charter schools; to add a definition; to provide for the establishment of virtual charter schools; to repeal Code Section 20-2-2063.1, relating to exemption of charter schools from statutory and regulatory requirements; to provide that a denial by a local board of a charter petition or renewal for a conversion or start-up charter school may be appealed to the State Board of Education; to provide that a charter school shall not be subject to the provisions of Title 20 and other regulations; to change certain provisions relating to operating requirements, control, and management; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/31/2005 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/11/2005 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/10/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/25/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/24/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/23/2005 - House Hopper
3/11/05 Withdrawn and recommitted to Rules
Past Versions