Code of Maine Rules
05 - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
071 - EDUCATION - GENERAL
Chapter 140 - PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS
SUMMARY: This rule establishes standards and procedures for implementation of Title 20-A, chapter 112, governing the authorizing, oversight and operation of public charter schools in Maine. The rule requires public notice of activities of authorizers and charter schools, sets forth student enrollment procedures, establishes standards for the performance of authorizers, clarifies the funding of public charter schools, clarifies the process for petitioning for conversion of a non-charter public school, and provides criteria for determining when a charter school governing board is sufficiently independent of an education service provider with which the board may contract.
December 2, 2012 - filing 2012-300 (Final adoption, major substantive)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 20-A MRSA Section2403(6)