Timothy L. Schmitz
Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Creates the Glenwood Charter School, a residential charter school to serve behaviorally capable children from school districts throughout this State who are from low-income families and are at risk, by establishing a charter school through a public-private partnership involving the State Board of Education and the Glenwood School for Boys and Girls, with the governing body of the Glenwood School for Boys and Girls serving as the governing body of the charter school. Sets forth provisions concerning the submission of a charter school proposal to the State Board, approval of the charter, the duties of the governing body of the Glenwood School for Boys and Girls, charter school requirements, charter school admission and enrollment, transportation, funding, services provided by a school district, submissions to the State Board, and reporting requirements. Provides that the Glenwood Charter School shall begin operation starting with the 2011-2012 school year, and requires the Glenwood School for Boys and Girls to hold at least one public meeting prior to the commencement of the 2011-2012 school year within the school district of origin to inform the public of the terms and conditions of the charter school. Effective immediately.
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House Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
Assigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
Referred to Rules Committee
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
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