SB 106

Bill Purpose:
If a charter’s contract runs out, the board will vote on whether or not to renew it. In the past, the decision has been the superintendent’s and could only be overridden by a 2/3 majority veto by the board. This system caused controversy in November with the closing of Craig and Coghill charter schools.

Bill Sponsor:
Bouie (D)


OPEN Comments:
OPEN supports this bill because it places decisions in the hands of the board members, who answer more directly to the people.

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Current Status:
Pending Senate Education

OPEN Position:

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Who’s Involved:
Pending — check back soon

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