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Charter Schools Process for Assumption of Inadequately Performing Charter Schools


ItemDescription
Policy TitleCharter Schools Process for Assumption of Inadequately Performing Charter Schools
Policy CategoryPublic School Employee Charter Schools Administration (CHTR)
Policy IDCHTR-017
Policy Date2015-04-02
Previous Policy Dates12/04/2014
Statutory ReferenceG.S. 115C-238.29G.(al)(2)

Formerly TCS-U-017


Pursuant to G.S. 115C-218.95, the State Board of Education (SBE) has the authority to terminate, not renew, or seek applicants to assume the charter of any charter school with inadequate performance. Upon determination by the SBE that grounds exist to terminate or not renew the charter of an inadequate school (hereinafter referred to as the "Existing School"), the SBE, in lieu of termination or non-renewal, if appropriate, and on a case-by-case basis, may consider whether assumption is an option. 

In determining whether assumption is a viable option, the SBE shall, in addition to complying with the provisions of Section 6 of Session Law 2014-101, consider all factors it deems relevant,including but not limited to:

  1. Factors Relevant to “Existing” Schools
    1.  Academic performance,
    2. Financial status of the existing school, including outstanding debts;
    3. Compliance with all applicable laws and policies;
    4. Status of the school facility; 
    5. Feedback from the school community, including the parents, staff and students; and
    6. Any other relevant factor.

  2. Factors Relevant to “Assuming” Schools
    1. Overall financial viability of the assuming school;
    2. Academic performance;
    3. Geographic location;
    4. Existence of any financial/governance compliance issues;
    5. Ability of the assuming school to retain existing students; and
    6. Any other relevant factor.
  3. No single factor is given any particular weight or is solely determinative.

 

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