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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6003

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2926

 

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Referred to Committee on EDUCATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. VARGAS, 6th Dist.

REP. GONZALEZ, 3rd Dist.

REP. JOHNSON, 49th Dist.

REP. CANDELARIA, 95th Dist.

REP. ALEXANDER, 58th Dist.

REP. ZONI, 81st Dist.

REP. CASE, 63rd Dist.

REP. CURREY, 11th Dist.

REP. ROVERO, 51st Dist.

REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd Dist.

REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

SEN. BYE, 5th Dist.

SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING A MORATORIUM ON NEW CHARTER SCHOOLS AND A REVIEW OF EXISTING CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 10-66bb of the general statutes be amended to place a moratorium on the approval of new charter schools by the Commissioner of Education; and further that the Department of Education conduct a review of existing charter schools for the purpose of replicating and implementing successful programs and models in the public schools in the state.

Statement of Purpose:

To get charter schools and public schools to work together to benefit the greatest number of students.