HB2012 SFA #1 SYPOLT 2-26

Hager  7871


Senator Sypolt moved to amend the Education Committee amendments on page one, by striking out the amendment on page two, section one, lines thirty-four and thirty-five in its entirety;

On page two, by striking out the amendment on page twenty, section ten, line seventy-six and inserting in lieu thereof the following: after the word “threatened”, by inserting a comma and the words “an administrator employed by or member of the governing board over the charter school is convicted of fraud or misappropriation of funds, there is a failure to meet generally accepted standards of financial management, there is a material breach of the charter contract, there is a substantial violation of any provision of law from which the public charter school is not exempted, or there are dire and chronic academic deficiencies”;

On page two, by striking out the following amendment: on page twenty-six, section fourteen, line six, after the word “year” by changing the semicolon to a colon and inserting the following proviso: “Provided, That a statewide virtual public charter school shall enroll no more than 1,500 students total before July 1, 2024;”;


On page two, in the amendment on page twenty-six, section fourteen, lines nineteen through twenty-two, by striking out all of subdivision (5) and inserting in lieu thereof a new subdivision (5) to read as follows:

(5)  When enrolling a student who may require special education services, the same obligations apply to a virtual public charter school as applies to all other public charter schools.  Enrollment shall not be denied or delayed on the basis of a disability and the charter school shall convene an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting after admission to ensure that the school develops an appropriate IEP in accordance with all of the requirements set forth in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).