SB 692 Authorizes additional school districts to create charter schools and modifies entities that may sponsor a charter school
Sponsor: Ridgeway
LR Number: 2566S.01I Fiscal Note: 2566-01
Committee: Education
Last Action: 4/11/2007 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SB 692 - This act provides that a charter school may be established in any school district that is not a K-8 district, has an enrollment of at least 2000 students, and has been provisionally accredited for any period of three consecutive years since July 1, 1999. A charter school in such a district may be sponsored by any public four-year college or university. Also, the act authorizes a private four-year college or university with an enrollment of at least 1000 located in the Kansas City school district to sponsor a charter school.