09-13-2016 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #25


Title
2016-2017 Charter Application Recommended for Approval

Discussion
Brevard Public Schools received one (1) application for a charter school to become operational in the 2017-2018 school year: Pineapple Cove Classical Academy - North Campus In accordance to Section 1002.33(6). F.S., a sponsor shall by majority vote approve or deny an application no later than sixty (60)days after the application was received by the Division of Equity, Innovation and Choice. The charter applicant granted the District a thirty (30) day extension to conduct a "quality" charter application review, however since this was the only application the District was able to conduct the review on the standard timeline. Copies of the charter application were distributed to the Charter Application Review Team for evaluation. After completing a thorough review of the application, utilizing the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) evaluation instrument, the Review Team met on August 16, 2016 to discuss the proposal. In addition the Review Team conducted an interview with the applicant on August 24, 2016. a summary of the recommendations as well as the supporting documents will be provided to the Board Members prior to the September 13, 2016 Board meeting.

Recommendation
Recommend to approve the charter application for: Pineapple Cove Classical Academy - North Campus

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 9/13/2016
Consent after Information9/27/2016

Authority for Action
Florida Statute 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 Asst. Superintendent Equity, Innovation and Choice Ext. 395


Attachment:  PineappleCoveClassicalAcademyNorthCampus.pdf