Identical to H 1042, filed 5/14/14.
Amends GS 115C-238.29A(b) to set out minimum standards for the review and recommendation process for charter applications by the NC Charter Schools Advisory Board, including requiring specific factual support for the final recommendation of approval or denial. Amends GS 115C-238.29B to require the State Board of Education (State Board) to adopt rules according to Article 2A of GS Chapter 150B regarding all aspects of charter school operation. Amends GS 115C-238.29D to require the State Board to make final decisions on the approval or denial of applications by June 15 of a calendar year on all applications received before a date established by the Office of Charter Schools for the reciept of applications in the prior calendar year (was, requried the State Board to act by January 15 of a calendar year on all applications and appeals received prior to a date set by the Office of Charter Schools for receipt of applications in the prior calendar year). Allows the State Board to make a final decision for approval contingent on successful completion of a planning year. Allows final decisions denying an application to be appealed by commencing a contested case in the Office of Administative Hearings. Applies beginning with the 2014-15 school year.
Bill S 752 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 15 2014 - View summary