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Charter School Application Timelines

Concerning extension of charter school applications.
2023 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The act extends the timeline from 12 months to 18 months before a charter school is set to open for a prospective charter school to submit to the local board of education an application to become a charter school. The act allows a local board of education to apply to the state board of education for modifications to the timeline set forth in this act. The act creates an optional charter school application timeline for a rural or small rural school district that allows charter school applications outside of the 18-month timeline upon notice to the department of education and public notice on the school district's website.

APPROVED by Governor April 25, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details