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2011 Senate Bill 620: Authorize “parent trigger” charter school conversion (Senate Roll Call 440)

Passed 20 to 18 in the Senate on June 6, 2012, to require a public school that is in the lowest-achieving 5 percent of schools statewide to be essentially converted into a charter school if 60 percent of the parents sign a petition requesting this, or 51 percent of the parents plus 60 percent of the teachers. Employees in the resulting "conversion school" would not be subject to the district's union contract or included in the state-run school pension system.
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SENATE REPUBLICANS

Booher (R)Brandenburg (R)Casperson (R)Colbeck (R)Hildenbrand (R)
Hune (R)Jansen (R)Kahn (R)Kowall (R)Marleau (R)
Meekhof (R)Moolenaar (R)Nofs (R)Pappageorge (R)Pavlov (R)
Proos (R)Richardville (R)Robertson (R)Schuitmaker (R)Walker (R)


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SENATE DEMOCRATS

Anderson (D)Bieda (D)Gleason (D)Gregory (D)Hood (D)
Hopgood (D)Hunter (D)Johnson (D)Smith (D)Warren (D)
Whitmer (D)Young (D)   

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Caswell (R)Emmons (R)Green (R)Hansen (R)Jones (R)
Rocca (R)    


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SENATE LEGISLATORS ALL VOTES

  n  Anderson (D)  n  Bieda (D)Y    Booher (R)Y    Brandenburg (R)
Y    Casperson (R)  n  Caswell (R)Y    Colbeck (R)  n  Emmons (R)
  n  Gleason (D)  n  Green (R)  n  Gregory (D)  n  Hansen (R)
Y    Hildenbrand (R)  n  Hood (D)  n  Hopgood (D)Y    Hune (R)
  n  Hunter (D)Y    Jansen (R)  n  Johnson (D)  n  Jones (R)
Y    Kahn (R)Y    Kowall (R)Y    Marleau (R)Y    Meekhof (R)
Y    Moolenaar (R)Y    Nofs (R)Y    Pappageorge (R)Y    Pavlov (R)
Y    Proos (R)Y    Richardville (R)Y    Robertson (R)  n  Rocca (R)
Y    Schuitmaker (R)  n  Smith (D)Y    Walker (R)  n  Warren (D)
  n  Whitmer (D)  n  Young (D)  

Senate Roll Call 440 on 2011 Senate Bill 620

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