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HB 2301 - Online Charter School Enrollment - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

Peter Courtney voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OR PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE BY REQUEST OF AN INTERIM COMMITTEE THAT IS SPECIFIED IN THE HIGHLIGHTS, BUT THE LISTING OF THESE OFFICIALS AS SPONSORS INDICATES NEITHER ADVOCACY NOR OPPOSITION TO THE LEGISLATION ON THEIR PART.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Online Charter School Enrollment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that revises procedures and regulations relating to virtual public charter school enrollment.

Highlights:
  • Requires virtual public charter schools to have at least 95 percent of instructional hours taught by licensed teachers (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes students to enroll in virtual charter schools without approval of the school district where the student resides in prior to enrollment, unless more than 3 percent of the students who reside in the district are enrolled in virtual charter schools (Sec. 2).
  • Requires districts, if they do not give approval to a student to enroll in a virtual charter school, to provide to the legal guardian of the student information about the right to appeal to the State Board of Education and other online options (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that this act, upon passage, shall take effect July 1, 2011 (Sec. 7).
  • This bill was introduced at the request of the House Interim Committee on Education.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Online Charter School Enrollment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that revises procedures and regulations relating to virtual public charter school enrollment.

Highlights:
  • Requires virtual public charter schools to have at least 95 percent of instructional hours taught by licensed teachers (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes students to enroll in virtual charter schools without approval of the school district where the student resides in prior to enrollment, unless more than 3 percent of the students who reside in the district are enrolled in virtual charter schools (Sec. 2).
  • Requires districts, if they do not give approval to a student to enroll in a virtual charter school, to provide to the legal guardian of the student information about the right to appeal to the State Board of Education and other online options (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that this act, upon passage, shall take effect July 1, 2011 (Sec. 7).
  • This bill was introduced at the request of the House Interim Committee on Education.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (29-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Online Charter School Enrollment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that revises procedures and regulations relating to online charter school enrollment.

Highlights:
  • Requires virtual public charter schools to have at least 95 percent of instructional hours taught by licensed teachers (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes students to enroll in virtual charter schools without approval of the school district where the student resides in prior to enrollment, unless more than 3 percent of the students who reside in the district are enrolled in virtual charter schools (Sec. 2).
  • Requires districts, if they do not give approval to a student to enroll in a virtual charter school, to provide to the legal guardian of the student information about the right to appeal to the State Board of Education and other online options (Sec. 2). 
  • This bill was introduced at the request of the House Interim Committee on Education.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Online Charter School Enrollment

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