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File #: 221040    Version: 0
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/22/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Motion approving renewal of a charter school contract with Milwaukee Academy of Science for an additional 5-year term.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CHARTER SCHOOLS, CONTRACTS
Attachments: 1. Letter from Charter School Review Committee, 2. Letter of Support-SharondaWilliams, 3. Letter of Support - Kathy Thornton Bias B_GC, 4. Report for 2021-22
...Number
221040
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
071153, 130030, 171158
Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Motion approving renewal of a charter school contract with Milwaukee Academy of Science for an additional 5-year term.
Analysis
This motion approves the renewal of a charter school contract with Milwaukee Academy of Science for another 5-year term beginning with the 2023-2024 school year and ending with the 2027-2028 school year, as recommended by the Charter School Review Committee.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee, acting by its Common Council, is authorized under s. 118.40 (2r), Wis. Stats., to establish and monitor the operation of charter schools; and

Whereas, The Common Council has empowered the Charter School Review Committee to make recommendations to the Council regarding charter schools; and

Whereas, The Common Council, through Common Council File Number 071153, adopted on December 11, 2007, entered into a charter school contract with Milwaukee Academy of Science for a 5-year term commencing with the 2007-2008 school year and ending with the 2012-2013 school year; and

Whereas, The Common Council, through Common Council File Number 130030, adopted on April 30, 2013, renewed a charter school contract with Milwaukee Academy of Science for a 5-year term commencing with the 2013-2014 school year and ending with the 2017-2018 school year; and

Whereas, The Common Council, through Common Council File Number 171158, adopted on November 7, 2017, entered into a charter school contract with the Milwaukee Academy of Science for a 5-year term commencing with the 2018-2019 school year and ending with the 2022-2023 school year; and

Whereas, The Charter School Review Committee, at its meeting of October 17, 2022, voted unanimously to recommend to the Common Council that the charter school contract between Milwaukee Academy of Science and the City be renewed for an additional 5-year term; now, therefore

It is moved, By the Common Council of the City of Mil...

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