SB 564 Modifies which entities may sponsor a charter school
Sponsor: Smith Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 2183S.01I Fiscal Note: 2183-01
Committee: Education
Last Action: 3/14/2007 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SB 564 - Currently, a private four-year college or university located in the city of St. Louis may sponsor a charter school. This act authorizes a private college or university with its primary campus in the school district or in a county adjacent to the county in which the district is located to sponsor a charter school. Further, the mayor of the city of St. Louis is also authorized to sponsor a charter school.

Under current law, the mayor of St. Louis may request a sponsor for a workplace charter school. This act provides that in St. Louis, charter schools also include workplace charter schools.