Authorized Public Chartering Agency [Education] Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 20 USCS § 7221i (4) [Title 20. Education; Chapter 70. Strengthening and Improvement of Elementary and Secondary Schools; Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs; Public Charter Schools; Charter School Programs], the term authorized public chartering agency means “a State educational agency, local educational agency, or other public entity that has the authority pursuant to State law and approved by the Secretary to authorize or approve a charter school.”