An Act to Create a Public Charter School Program in Maine

125th Maine State Legislature
07 Jul, 2011

This is a copy of the June 2011 state law to create a public charter school program in Maine. It outlines what constitutes a charter school, governance and ethics standards, who will serve as authorizers, evaluation requirements, funding plans and school payment schedules, teacher qualifications and provisions regarding collective bargaining, facilities access, and inclusion in athletics programs, among other key issues. The Maine Department of Education will develop plans to implement the law.