PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS
33-5211. technical support and Information. (1) Upon request, the state department of education shall provide technical assistance to persons or authorized chartering entities preparing or reviewing charter petitions or performance certificates, and to existing public charter schools in the same manner as such assistance is provided to traditional public schools and school districts.
(2) Upon request, the state department of education shall provide the following information concerning a public charter school whose petition has been approved:
(a) The public charter school’s charter and performance certificate;
(b) The annual audit performed at the public charter school pursuant to the public charter school petition; and
(c) Any written report by the state board of education to the legislature reviewing the educational effectiveness of public charter schools.
(3) At least one (1) person among a group of petitioners of a prospective public charter school shall attend, in person or electronically, a public charter school workshop offered by the state department of education. The state department of education shall provide notice of dates and locations when workshops will be held, shall make earlier recorded workshops available electronically and shall provide proof of attendance to workshop attendees.
[33-5211, added 1998, ch. 92, sec. 1, p. 337; am. 2001, ch. 188, sec. 1, p. 651; am. 2004, ch. 371, sec. 11, p. 1111; am. 2012, ch. 188, sec. 8, p. 507; am. 2013, ch. 343, sec. 14, p. 925; am. 2017, ch. 249, sec. 5, p. 619.]