Policy Overview

2008-2009 Minnesota

Charter Schools

Metrics #
Charter Law
State Has Charter Law Yes
Year of Charter School Law 1991
Charter Cap
State-Imposed Cap on Charter Schools No
Charter Funding
State Provides Funding for Charter Schools Yes
Description of Funding

The state provides lease aid to charter schools in the amount of 90% of lease costs or $1,200 per-pupil. With approval of the state department of education, charter schools may lease space from public or private nonprofit, nonsectarian organizations and from sectarian organizations.