Charter schools.

Authors: Senator James Banks, Senator Carlin Yoder, Senator Dennis Kruse

Co-authors: Senator Pete Miller, Senator Earline Rogers, Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Todd Huston

Digest

Requires an authorizer to submit an annual report of certain information to the state board of education (state board), the department of education, and the public. Limits the length of a charter agreement to not more than seven years. Requires the state board to determine, during a turnaround academy's fifth year of operation, whether the turnaround academy will be returned to the operation of the school corporation, become a charter school, or be subject to an additional intervention. Specifies that the length of a contract with a special management team to operate a turnaround academy is 5 years.