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Sponsors: Reps. G.R. Smith and Wylie
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Introduced in the House on January 13, 2009
Currently residing in the House Greenville Delegation
Summary: Greenville County School District
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/16/2008 House Prefiled 12/16/2008 House Referred to Greenville Delegation 1/13/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-78 1/13/2009 House Referred to Committee on Greenville Delegation HJ-79
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY NOT DENY A CHARTER SCHOOL, CHARTER SCHOOL TEACHER, OR CHARTER SCHOOL STUDENT ANYTHING THAT IS OTHERWISE AVAILABLE TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL, PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER, OR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT OF A CHARTER SCHOOL IN GREENVILLE COUNTY MAY NOT CHARGE RENT TO A CHARTER SCHOOL THAT WAS CONVERTED FROM AN EXISTING PUBLIC SCHOOL; TO PROVIDE THAT A CHARTER SCHOOL MAY APPLY FOR GRANTS ON ITS OWN; TO PROVIDE THAT A TEACHER IN A CHARTER SCHOOL IN GREENVILLE COUNTY MAY BE NOMINATED AND CONSIDERED AS A CANDIDATE FOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A STUDENT AT A CHARTER SCHOOL IN GREENVILLE COUNTY MAY RECEIVE A LAURA BROWN FUND GRANT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) The Greenville County School District may not deny a charter school, charter school teacher, or charter school student anything that is otherwise available to a public school, public school teacher, or public school student including, but not limited to, the provisions of subsection (B).
(B)(1) A local school district of a charter school in Greenville County may not charge rent to a charter school that was converted from an existing public school.
(2) A charter school may apply for a grant on its own.
(3) A teacher in a charter school in Greenville County may be nominated and considered as a candidate for Teacher of the Year.
(4) A student in a charter school in Greenville County may receive a Laura Brown Fund grant if the student otherwise qualifies for the grant.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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