(1) If a school district board does not approve a proposal to start a public charter school pursuant to ORS 338.055, the applicant may request that the State Board of Education review the decision of the school district board.
(2) Upon receipt of a request for review, the State Board of Education:
(a) Shall attempt to mediate a resolution between the applicant and the school district board.
(b) May recommend to the applicant and school district board revisions to the proposal.
(c) If the school district board does not accept the revisions to the proposal and the applicant agrees to the sponsorship, may become the sponsor of the public charter school.
(3) Upon receipt of a request for review, in addition to actions described in subsection (2) of this section and at any time during the review process, the State Board of Education may reject a proposal to start a public charter school if the school fails to meet the requirements of this chapter.
(4) An applicant may seek judicial review of an order of the State Board of Education pursuant to ORS 183.484. If the court finds that the decision of the State Board of Education is not supported by substantial evidence in the record, the court shall enter a judgment directing the State Board of Education to sponsor the public charter school. [1999 c.200 §9; 2001 c.376 §1; 2005 c.209 §28]Section: Previous 338.040 338.045 338.050 338.055 338.060 338.065 338.070 338.075 338.095 338.105 338.115 338.125 338.135 338.145 338.155 Next
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