SEC. 37-28-1. Legislative intent.
It is the intent of the Legislature that this chapter provide a means whereby local public schools may choose to substitute a binding academic or vocational, or both, performance based contract approved by the State Board of Education and the school board of the school district in which the school is located, called a "charter," for rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the State Board of Education and the local school district and, except as otherwise provided, the provisions of Title 37 of the Mississippi Code of 1972 which are applicable to schools and school districts and their employees and students.
SOURCES: Laws, 1997, ch. 584, § 1, eff from and after passage (approved April 24, 1997); reenacted without change, Laws, 2001, ch. 531, § 1, SB 2749, eff from and after July 1, 2001.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2001