Missouri Charter School Law, Signed By Governor June 27, 2012

This is the legislative summary, with links to the full text, of the Missouri charter school legislation signed into law by the governor on June 27, 2012. The law allows audits of charter schools by the state auditor, expands where charter schools can operate and adds options for sponsors, requires establishment of an application and approval process for sponsors, requires criminal background checks for charter school personnel, requires that charter management company contracts be open for public inspection, and creates a statewide charter sponsoring commission, among other changes.