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§16-77.4-4  Revocation of the charter of a mayoral academy. –

Published: 2015

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CHAPTER 16-77.4

Mayoral Academies [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board

of Education Act]

SECTION 16-77.4-4

   § 16-77.4-4  Revocation of the charter of a

mayoral academy. –

(a) The board of regents may revoke the charter of a mayoral academy at any

time, pursuant to § 16-77-5.1, if the school:

   (1) Materially violates provisions contained in the charter;

   (2) Fails to meet or pursue the educational objectives

contained in the charter;

   (3) Fails to comply with fiscal accountability procedures as

specified in the charter;

   (4) Violates provisions of law that have not been granted

variance by the board of regents; or

   (5) After three (3) consecutive years of operation, is not a

"high-performing charter school," defined as a charter public school that has

demonstrated overall success, including: (i) Substantial progress in improving

student achievement and (ii) The management and leadership necessary to

establish a thriving, financially viable charter public school.

   (b) After denying or prior to non-renewing or revoking a

charter, the department of elementary and secondary education will hold a

hearing on the issues in controversy under § 16-39-1.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2010, ch. 84, § 6; P.L. 2010, ch. 107, § 6.)