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State Board of Education COVID-19 Resources

Charter School New Start Appeals

Effective January 2021, a public charter school sponsor may appeal the denial of an application by a local board of education to the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission (Commission), pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) § 49-13-108. Information regarding this process can be found via the Commission's website here.

The State Board was responsible for hearing charter school appeals prior to January 2021. A history of those appeals can be found here and below.