General Provisions 388A.010 – 388A.110
State Public Charter School Authority 388A.150 – 388A.199
Sponsors of Charter Schools 388A.220 – 388A.231
Formation of Charter School 388A.240 – 388A.285
Revocation of Written Charter or Termination of Charter Contract 388A.300 – 388A.306
Governing Body of Charter School 388A.320 – 388A.323
Reconstitution of Governing Body of Charter School 388A.330 – 388A.336
Reports by Governing Body and Sponsor 388A.345 – 388A.351
Operations 388A.360 – 388A.3934
Complaints Relating to Charter Schools Sponsored by the State Public Charter School Authority 388A.395 – 388A.3975
Finances 388A.405 – 388A.423
Account for Charter Schools 388A.432 – 388A.438
Pupils 388A.450 – 388A.495
Personnel 388A.500 – 388A.547
Charter School Financing Law 388A.550 – 388A.695
Charter Schools for Distance Education 388A.700 – 388A.740

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 388A - Charter Schools

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Board: means the Nevada Gaming Control Board. See Nevada Revised Statutes 463A.020
  • Charter school: means a public school that is formed pursuant to the provisions of chapter 388A of NRS. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Commission: means the Nevada Gaming Commission. See Nevada Revised Statutes 463A.020
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.033
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gaming casino employee: means any person employed directly or indirectly in the operation of a gaming establishment under a nonrestricted license, including:

    (a) All personnel involved in the operation of a casino gaming pit, such as dealers, shills, clerks, hosts, junket representatives and the supervisors of such persons;

    (b) All personnel involved in handling money, such as cashiers, change persons, count teams, coin wrappers and the supervisors of such persons;

    (c) All personnel involved in the operation of games, such as bingo and keno;

    (d) All personnel involved in operating and maintaining slot machines, such as mechanics, floorpersons, change and payoff persons and the supervisors of such persons;

    (e) All personnel involved in security, such as guards, games observers and the supervisors of such persons;

    (f) All personnel involved in the operation of a race or sports book, such as writers, boardpersons, cashiers and the supervisors of such persons;

    (g) All personnel involved in the operation of a pari-mutuel operation licensed under chapter 464 of NRS and any sporting event on which such pari-mutuel wagering is conducted; and

    (h) Such other persons whose duties are similar to the classifications set forth in paragraphs (a) to (g), inclusive, as the Commission may from time to time designate by regulation, but does not include personnel whose duties are related solely to such nongaming activities as entertainment, hotel operation, maintenance and the preparation and serving of food and beverages. See Nevada Revised Statutes 463A.020

  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Homeschooled child: means a child who receives instruction at home and who is exempt from compulsory attendance pursuant to NRS 392. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Labor organization: means an organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing or seeking to deal with employers of gaming casino employees concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment or conditions of work of gaming casino employees. See Nevada Revised Statutes 463A.020
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • mortgage: includes a deed of trust. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.037
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • population: means the number of people in a specified area as determined by the last preceding national decennial census conducted by the Bureau of the Census of the United States Department of Commerce pursuant to Section 2 of Article I of the Constitution of the United States and reported by the Secretary of Commerce to the Governor pursuant to 13 U. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.050
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Public schools: means all kindergartens and elementary schools, junior high schools and middle schools, high schools, charter schools and any other schools, classes and educational programs which receive their support through public taxation and, except for charter schools, whose textbooks and courses of study are under the control of the State Board. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State Board: means the State Board of Education. See Nevada Revised Statutes 385.007
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.