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HB 206 - Appropriates Funding for Charter Schools - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Appropriates Funding for Charter Schools

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (40-27) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (20-15) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriates Funding for Charter Schools

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates facilities funds to public charter schools.

Highlights:
  • Requires the State Department of Education to distribute funds from the educational support program to public charter schools for facility and property costs (Sec. 2). 
  • Requires facility funds distributed to charter schools to be a percentage of the average tax for facility funds imposed by Idaho school districts, calculated by the number of full-time students at the charter school (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the amount of facility funds distributed to charter schools to be between 20 and 50 percent of the average school district facility tax (Sec. 2). 
  • Authorizes public charter schools that do not receive facility funds for all enrolled students to submit a reimbursement claim to the State Department of Education for any costs for which facility funds may be used (Sec. 2). 
  • Requires each public charter school to pay a fee to its chartering entity to contribute to the cost of monitoring, evaluation and oversight (Sec. 2). 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriates Funding for Charter Schools

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