VOTE: YES – Died in committee
Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/SB1536
Modifies percentage of amounts school districts must distribute from State School Fund to public charter schools that are not virtual public charter schools.
Summary: This bill will bring the level of funding of public charter schools more in line with funding of regular public schools.
Fiscal Responsibility: Funding public charter schools will be closer to although still less than funding of regular public schools.
Local Control: Better supports public charter schools.
Free Markets: Public charter schools introduce a limited amount of school choice to parents and their children.
Limited Government: NA
Personal Choice and Responsibility: Better supports school choice