SEC. 37-28-11. Disapproval of petition; hearing.
Any request for a petition to obtain charter school status sent by a local school to the school board of the school district in which the school is located shall be forwarded by the local school board to the State Board of Education. If a local school board disapproves of a local school's request for a petition, the local school board shall inform the faculty of the local school of the reasons for the disapproval and shall forward a copy of the reasons to the State Board of Education. The State Board of Education, in its discretion, may request a hearing to receive further information from the local school board and the faculty of the local school.
SOURCES: Laws, 1997, ch. 584, § 6, eff from and after passage (approved April 24, 1997); reenacted without change, Laws, 2001, ch. 531, § 6, SB 2749, eff from and after July 1, 2001.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2001