House Bill 888: Creates "Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2012"

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House Bill 888: Creates "Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2012"
Sponsors:
Representative John L. Moore
Summary:

This bill would create the “Mississippi Public Charter Schools Act of 2012.” It includes provisions for creation of virtual public charter schools in addition to brick-and-mortar charter schools.

HSLDA's Position:

This bill should be monitored. An amendment to avoid confusing virtual charter schools with home instruction programs should be pursued.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/20/2012     (House)      Referred to Education Committee
02/29/2012     (House)      Committee substitute passed out of committee
03/13/2012     (House)      Bill tabled subject to call
03/15/2012     (House)      Bill died on calendar

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