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SB 1204 - Authorizes Parents to Vote to Close Schools - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (16-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Parents to Vote to Close Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes parental intervention in certain schools.

  • Authorizes the parent or legal guardian of a student attending a school that has been assigned a “D” or “F” grade to submit a petition to the school board requesting one of the following actions (Sec. 1):
    • Close the school;
    • Convert the school to a charter school; or
    • Dismiss the existing school principal.
  • Requires the school board to take action within 30 days of verifying the petition’s signatures if it contains at least 1 parent or guardian from more than 50 percent of student households (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Parents to Vote to Close Schools


  • Lori Klein (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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