Amended Charter School Application Received
CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION
A sponsor has applied to the Fayette County Board of Education to operate a charter school in Fayette County beginning in the 2023-2024 school year. The amended application can be found here:
The Board plans to vote on this amended charter school application at a special called meeting scheduled on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Public comment for or against the approval of the Charter School application will follow the guidelines in Board Policy 1.404 at the August 11th meeting.
FCPS Board Policy 1.404 states that “if an individual wishes to address the Board on an item on the agenda, he/she may sign up on the form provided before the beginning of the board meeting to request time to speak. Delegations must select only one individual to speak on their behalf unless otherwise determined by the board.” It also states that “individuals speaking to the Board shall address remarks to the chair and may direct questions to individual board members or staff members only upon approval of the chair. Each person speaking shall state his name, address, and subject of presentation. Remarks will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per meeting (or 2-3 minutes per person) unless time is extended by the Board. The chair shall have the authority to terminate the remarks of any individual who is disruptive or does not adhere to Board rules.” The entire policy may be found here: https://4.files.edl.io/41b0/02/10/22/192812-0f6eed6f- 6fef-4d2f-8a95-a0479f4ef4f9.pdf.
Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to held by the Charter School Review Committee of the Fayette County Board of Education to be held on Monday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the FCPS Central Administration Building. The purpose of the hearing is, in part, to receive public input regarding a proposed charter school in Fayette County.
PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURES & PUBLIC COMMENT
The procedures, protocols, and agenda for the public hearing may be found here:
Fayette County residents must register online to speak at the in-person public hearing by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022. No more than five residents may speak in support of the charter school; no more than five residents may speak against the charter school. Only Fayette County residents will be allowed to speak at the public hearing.
Before speaking to the committee, Fayette County residents who have signed up to speak at the public hearing will be asked these questions:
a. What is your first and last name?
b. Where in Fayette County do you live?
c. Are you speaking for or against the proposed charter
An email will be sent to all approved residents based no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022. The Chair of the FCPS Review Committee will have the final determination concerning who may speak during the public comment portion of the public hearing. All decisions made by the Chair are final.
Click here to register to speak at the in-person public hearing on June 27, 2022: https://forms.gle/oFTkbpnrx1imSwgu5
Any stakeholder may submit a written comment for or against the proposed charter school. Written comments for or against the proposed charter school must be submitted by July 13, 2022. Click here to submit a written comment: https://forms.gle/CDFGoJcGJq7JP3ke7