The petition application for the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia (SCSC) 2014 Petition Review Cycle is now available on the SCSC website under the Information for Petitioners tab. For the 2014 Petition Review Cycle, new start-up charter schools must plan to open in the 2015-2016 school year or later.
Completed petitions must be received by the SCSC by 4:00 PM on May 15, 2014. The SCSC intends to act to approve or deny petitions at its meeting on September 24, 2014. Learn about the SCSC’s petition review process here: SCSC Rule 691-2-.02 State Charter School Petitions. Presentation materials from the SCSC’s Petitioner Boot Camp are also available for review on the SCSC website under the Information for Petitioners tab. To better understand SCSC expectations and how a state charter school operates, you may also wish to review the Petition Evaluation Guide available on the SCSC website under the Petition Evaluation tab and state charter school guidance under the Guidancetab.
If you have questions regarding the SCSC petition review process, you may contact Gregg Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org.