HOUSE BILL NO. 625
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PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS - Amends existing law to require the State Board of
Education to adopt rules on satisfactory proof of address for children
attending public virtual schools.
02/09 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/10 Rpt prt - to Educ
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 625
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; AMENDING SECTION 33-5210, IDAHO CODE, TO
3 REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT RULES ON SATISFACTORY PROOF
4 OF ADDRESS FOR CHILDREN ATTENDING PUBLIC VIRTUAL SCHOOLS.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 33-5210, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 33-5210. APPLICATION OF SCHOOL LAW -- ACCOUNTABILITY -- EXEMPTION FROM
9 STATE RULES. (1) All public charter schools are under the general supervision
10 of the state board of education.
11 (2) Every authorized chartering entity that approves a charter shall be
12 responsible for ensuring that each public charter school program approved by
13 that authorized chartering entity meets the terms of the charter, complies
14 with the general education laws of the state unless specifically directed
15 otherwise in this chapter 52, title 33, Idaho Code, and operates in accordance
16 with the state educational standards of thoroughness as defined in section
17 33-1612, Idaho Code.
18 (3) Each charter school shall comply with the financial reporting
19 requirements of section 33-701, subsections 5. through 10., Idaho Code, in the
20 same manner as those requirements are imposed upon school districts.
21 (4) Each public charter school is otherwise exempt from rules governing
22 school districts which have been promulgated by the state board of education,
23 with the exception of state rules relating to:
24 (a) Waiver of teacher certification as necessitated by the provisions of
25 section 33-5205(3)(g), Idaho Code;
26 (b) Accreditation of the school as necessitated by the provisions of sec-
27 tion 33-5205(3)(e), Idaho Code;
28 (c) Qualifications of a student for attendance at an alternative school
29 as necessitated by the provisions of section 33-5208(3), Idaho Code;
30 (d) The requirement that all employees of the school undergo a criminal
31 history check as required by section 33-130, Idaho Code; and
32 (e) All rules which specifically pertain to public charter schools pro-
33 mulgated by the state board of education.
34 (5) The state board of education shall adopt rules to require satisfac-
35 tory proof of address for students attending public virtual schools at regis-
36 tration and at least once more during the school year to ensure that children
37 attending public virtual schools reside in a permanent place of residence
38 within the authorized jurisdiction of the public virtual school.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation related to public charter schools; amending
Section 33-5210, Idaho Code, to require the State Board of
Education to adopt rules on satisfactory proof of address for
children attending public virtual schools.
There will be no impact on the state General Fund.
Name: Representative Tom Trail
Phone: (208) 332-1000
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 625