Charter schools are eligible for funding pursuant to this chapter and shall comply with all the requirements of this chapter, except that for the purposes of subdivision (c) of Section 52123 and for any other purpose of this chapter, the classroom teacher shall meet the qualifications specified pursuant to paragraph (5) of subdivision (b) of Section 47605, and included in the approved charter, for teachers employed by the .charter school. For the purposes of this chapter, any reference to-school districts shall be deemed to include charter schools.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 621, Sec. 6.)