Members of all local boards of education are required to receive training on the authorization of charter schools, regardless of whether their board receives an application for a charter school.
Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis told members of the Kentucky Charter School Advisory Council that until the Kentucky General Assembly provides a funding mechanism for charter schools, there is no way that charter applications can be processed by local boards of education.
High school students would have to demonstrate foundational skills in reading and mathematics and achieve academic or career readiness to graduate, among other requirements, under a proposal before the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its meeting in Frankfort Aug. 2.
Gov. Matt Bevin made the following appointments to the Charter Schools Advisory Council.