Bill Summary for S 8 (2011-2012)
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TO REMOVE THE CAP ON THE NUMBER OF CHARTER SCHOOLS.Intro. by Stevens
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Senate amendments make the following changes to 3rd edition. Amendment #2 clarifies that the North Carolina Public Charter Schools Commission (Commission) is located administratively under the State Board of Education (Board) but that the Commission exercises its powers and functions independently of the Board and the Department of Public Instruction.
Amendment #5 adds to the items that must be included in the Commission’s annual report to require inclusion of composite annual data disaggregated by charter school on the gender, race and ethnicity and disability status of students enrolled in charter schools; testing data disaggregated by the purpose of the charter school and by gender, race and ethnicity, and disability; the number of students long-term suspended and expelled; the number of students receiving a free and reduced meal plan through a federal subsidy program or through means other than a federal subsidy program; and the number of students receiving special education services.