06-14-2016 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #45


Title
Recommend the Approval of Orion Preparatory Academy Charter

Discussion
Florida State statute's dictate that terms and conditions for the operation of a charter school shall be set forth by the Sponsor and the applicant in a written contractual agreement, called a charter. Harold Bistline, Board Attorney, was consulted in the contract negotiation process. Orion Preparatory Academy application was approved by the School Board on October 27, 2016. The charter school is scheduled to open during the 2016-2017 school year, however the location of the school has not yet been identified. Pursuant to contractual language, the contract will automatically be rescinded with no notice or further action required of the Sponsor is Orion Preparatory Academy Charter fails to open by the 2017-2018 school year.

Recommendation
Approve the charter contract for Orion Preparatory Academy Charter.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 6/14/2016
Consent after Information7/19/2016

Authority for Action
1002.33

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact
Stephanie Archer Director of Charter and Choice Schooling, Ext 395


Attachment:  Orion-Brevard-Charter Contract FINAL 6-8-2016.pdf