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Section 16-6F-6 Authorization of establishment; Alabama Public Charter School Commission; registration
requirements; powers and duties of authorizers. (a) Eligible authorizing entities. (1) A public
charter school shall not be established in this state unless its establishment is authorized
by this section. No governmental entity or other entity, other than an entity expressly granted
chartering authority as set forth in this section, may assume any authorizing function or
duty in any form. The following entities shall be authorizers of public charter schools: a.
A local school board, for chartering of schools within the boundaries of the school system
under its jurisdiction, pursuant to state law. b. The Alabama Public Charter School Commission,
pursuant to this section. (2) A local school board that registers as an authorizer may approve
or deny an application to form a public charter school within the boundaries of the local
school system overseen by the local school board. (3) All... - 21K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6F-7 Applicant proposals; conversion to public charter school; terms of charters;
contracts. (a) Request for proposals. (1) To solicit, encourage, and guide the development
of quality public charter school applications, every local school board, in its role as public
charter school authorizer, shall issue and broadly publicize a request for proposals for public
charter school applications by July 17, 2015, and by November 1 in each subsequent year. The
content and dissemination of the request for proposals shall be consistent with the purposes
and requirements of this act. (2) Public charter school applicants may submit a proposal for
a particular public charter school to no more than one local school board at a time. (3) The
department shall annually establish and disseminate a statewide timeline for charter approval
or denial decisions, which shall apply to all authorizers in the state. (4) Each local school
board's request for proposals shall present the board's strategic... - 16K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6F-9 Legal status and powers of public charter schools; employees. (a) Legal status
of a public charter school. (1) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, to the
extent that any provision of this chapter is inconsistent with any other state or local law,
rule, or regulation, the provisions of this chapter shall govern and be controlling. (2) A
public charter school shall be subject to all federal laws and authorities enumerated herein
or arranged by charter contract with the school's authorizer, where such contracting is consistent
with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. (3) Except as provided in this chapter, a public
charter school shall not be subject to the state's education statutes or any state or local
rule, regulation, policy, or procedure relating to non-charter public schools within an applicable
local school system regardless of whether such rule, regulation, policy, or procedure is established
by the local school board, the State Board of... - 8K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6F-8 Performance framework; oversight; renewal; revocation; school closure and dissolution;
reporting. (a) Performance framework. (1) The performance provisions within the charter contract
shall be based on a performance framework that clearly sets forth the academic and operational
performance indicators, measures, and metrics that will guide the authorizer's evaluations
of each public charter school. The performance framework shall include indicators, measures,
and metrics for, at a minimum: a. Student academic proficiency, which includes, but is not
limited to, performance on state standardized assessments. b. Student academic growth, which
includes, but is not limited to, performance on state standardized assessments. c. Achievement
gaps in both proficiency and growth between major student subgroups. d. Attendance. e. Recurrent
enrollment from year to year. f. Postsecondary readiness for high schools. g. Financial performance
and sustainability. h. Board performance and... - 14K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-22-9 Educational authority sick leave bank plans. (a) The following terms shall
have the following meanings, respectively: (1) CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS. Any illness, injury,
or pregnancy or medical condition related to childbirth, certified by a licensed physician
which causes the employee to be absent from work for an extended period of time. (2) CHIEF
EXECUTIVE OFFICER. The superintendent of any public county or city school system; the President
of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind; the president of any two-year school or college
under the auspices of the State Board of Education; the President of Alabama Agricultural
and Mechanical University; the Superintendent of the Department of Youth Services School District;
the Executive Director of the Alabama School of Fine Arts; and the Executive Director of the
Alabama High School of Mathematics and Science. (3) EDUCATIONAL AUTHORITY or AUTHORITY or
BOARD. Each city and county board of education; the Board of Trustees of the... - 9K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-6D-4 Definitions. For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have
the following meanings: (1) ACADEMIC YEAR. The 12-month period beginning on July 1 and ending
on the following June 30. (2) DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. The Alabama Department of Revenue. (3)
EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP. A grant made by a scholarship granting organization to an eligible
student to cover all or part of the tuition and mandatory fees for one academic year charged
by a qualifying school to the eligible student receiving the scholarship; provided, however,
that an educational scholarship shall not exceed six thousand dollars ($6,000) for an elementary
school student, eight thousand dollars ($8,000) for a middle school student, or ten thousand
dollars ($10,000) for a high school student per academic year. The term does not include a
lump sum, block grant, or similar payment by a scholarship granting organization to a qualifying
school that assigns the responsibility in whole or in part for... - 8K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 16-44B-1 Compact. ARTICLE I PURPOSE It is the purpose of this compact to remove barriers
to education success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and
deployment of their parents by: A. Facilitating the timely enrollment of children of military
families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the
transfer of education records from the previous school district(s) or variations in entrance/age
requirements. B. Facilitating the student placement process through which children of military
families are not disadvantaged by variations in attendance requirements, scheduling, sequencing,
grading, course content or assessment. C. Facilitating the qualification and eligibility for
enrollment, educational programs, and participation in extracurricular academic, athletic,
and social activities. D. Facilitating the on-time graduation of children of military families.
E. Providing for the promulgation and enforcement of... - 46K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 11-65-36 Application of net commission revenues. All commission horse wagering fees,
commission greyhound wagering fees, and other fees, commissions, and moneys, including fines
and forfeitures, to which a commission shall be entitled under the provisions of this chapter
shall be paid to the treasurer of such commission and shall be deposited by said treasurer
to the account of such commission. Except for the gross profits of any commission racing day
and the commission greyhound wagering fee referable to greyhound racing on such day that may
be set aside for specific public entities or charitable organizations pursuant to Section
11-65-30.1(c), all such moneys to which a commission shall be entitled that remain after (i)
the payment of all expenses incurred in the administration of this chapter, including (without
limitation thereto) the payment of the salaries and expenses of the members and employees
of such commission, and (ii) the deposit into the breeding fund of all... - 21K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 45-5A-70 Election of board of education; referendum. (a)(1) Pursuant to Amendment 659
to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, and as soon as practicable after final approval of
this section by the United States Department of Justice, if necessary, the Oneonta City Council
shall call an authorizing referendum election, to be held at the time of the next general
election held in the city on November 7, 2000, regarding changing the Oneonta City Board of
Education to an elected city board of education. (2) If a majority of the qualified electors
of the municipality voting in the authorizing referendum election vote in favor of an elected
city board of education, the board shall be established as provided in this section and the
Legislature, as provided in Amendment 659, from time to time, by local law may provide further
for the election and operation of the Oneonta City Board of Education. The local laws may
provide for the termination of the terms of office of members of the... - 8K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 38-15-4 Registration of certain youth residential institutions or organizations; staff
training plans; rights of children; licensing and inspection of food preparation areas; access
by law enforcement agencies. (a) Commencing on January 1, 2018, the department shall register
any religious, faith-based, or church nonprofit, other nonprofit, or for profit affiliated
youth residential facility, youth social rehabilitation facility, community treatment facility
for youths, youth transitional care facility, long term youth residential facility, private
alternative boarding school, private alternative outdoor program, and any organization entrusted
with the residential care of children in any organizational form or combination defined by
this section, whenever children are housed at the facility or location of the program for
a period of more than 24 hours. At a minimum, registered youth residential institution or
organization under this section shall do all of the following: (1) Be... - 13K - Match Info - Similar pages

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