SENATE, No. 2887

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED MAY 14, 2015

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator† SHIRLEY K. TURNER

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Establishes three-year moratorium on increases in charter school enrollment.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

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An Act concerning charter school enrollment and supplementing P.L.1995, c.426 (C.18A:36A-1 et seq.).

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.† For a period of three years beginning with the start of the 2015-2016 school year, the Commissioner of Education shall not approve any increase in the number of spaces available for student enrollment in a charter school beyond the maximum enrollment number that was approved by the commissioner in the schoolís initial application for a charter or an amendment to the charter approved prior to the effective date of this act.

 

†††† 2.† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill provides that for a three-year period beginning with the start of the 2015-2016 school year, the Commissioner of Education will not approve any increase in the number of spaces available for student enrollment in a charter school beyond the maximum enrollment number that was approved by the commissioner in either the schoolís initial charter application or an amendment to the schoolís charter that was approved prior to the billís effective date.