Posted by 08 June 2017
Check out this key bill passed by elected officials in North Carolina, check-in to the VoteSpotter app to see how your legislators voted, and comment below to share what you think!
House Bill 800, Allow some enrollment preferences at charter schools: Passed 72 to 47 in the state House on April 25, 2017
To allow enrollment preferences at charter schools for children of permanent employees of a "charter partner," which is a corporation, partnership, or nonprofit that gave land, provided a building, made renovations, or donated technology to a charter school. The bill would cap the preferences to 50% of enrollment. It would also let charter school boards contract with outside education organizations to provide teachers, and require State Board of Education decisions over granting a charter to be made in 90 days of a charter application submission.
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