Alaska Statutes.
Title 14. Education, Libraries, and Museums
Chapter 3. Public Schools Generally
Section 250. Establishment of Charter Schools.
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AS 14.03.250. Establishment of Charter Schools.

(a) A charter school may be established as provided under AS 14.03.250 - 14.03.290 upon the approval of the local school board and the state Board of Education and Early Development of an application for a charter school. The state Board of Education and Early Development may not approve more than 60 charter schools to operate in the state at any one time.

(b) A local school board shall prescribe an application procedure for the establishment of a charter school in that school district. The application procedure must include provisions for an academic policy committee consisting of parents of students attending the school, teachers, and school employees and a proposed form for a contract between a charter school and the local school board, setting out the contract elements required under AS 14.03.255 (c).

(c) A local school board shall forward to the state Board of Education and Early Development applications for a charter school that have been approved or denied by the local board.

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