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The DC Code: § 38-1802.14a Charter schools admissions task force.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
a
There is established a task force that shall study providing a neighborhood preference in charter school admissions for the 2013-2014 school year. The task force shall consist of:
1
The following 5 government officials, or their designees:
A
Chairman of the Public Charter School Board;
B
Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia;
C
State Superintendent of Education;
D
Deputy Mayor for Education; and
E
Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools; and
2
The following nongovernment members:
A
Two representatives from charter support organizations;
B
A representative from the education department of a national research organization;
C
A representative from a national charter school organization;
D
Two charter school leaders selected by the Public Charter School Board Chair; and
E
A labor representative.
b
The task force shall:
1
Be chaired by the Chairman of the Public Charter School Board, or his or her designee;
2
Meet at an agreed to location as often as determined necessary by the Chairman of the task force;
3
Explore the feasibility of offering a neighborhood preference in charter school admissions for the 2013-2014 school year; and
4
By September 1, 2012, submit a report to the Council of its findings, which shall include:
A
Consideration of the various ways in which a neighborhood preference can be designed, including:
i
The pros and cons of a weighted lottery;
ii
Setting aside of a certain percentage of new seats;
iii
A geographically limited preference; and
iv
A preference based on rankings in a city-wide application process;
B
A definition of neighborhood for the purpose of setting boundaries in admissions;
C
An examination of models that are being used in other jurisdictions and evaluation of their applicability to the District; and
D
Recommendations based on its findings.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-, see notes under § 38-751.01. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 4051 of D.C. Law 19-168 provided that subtitle F of title IV of the act may be cited as "District of Columbia School Reform Amendment Act of 2012". DC CODE § 38-1802.14a Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 1321 [251], Pub. L. 104-134, § 2214a, as added Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 4052, 59 DCR 8025.)