Sacramento, CA — On Monday, amongst hundreds of pages of budget trailer bill provisions, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a requirement to extend most charter school petition terms by two years. The extensions apply to all ...
July 16, 2021
Exhibitor registration has now opened for the 2021 Leadership Update Conference, which will be held both in-person and online on December 6-7 in beautiful San Diego, CA. This year's conference includes phenomenal exhibitor benefits that will ...
June 21, 2021
CSDC’s 2021 Leadership Update Conference will be held both in-person and online on December 6-7 in beautiful San Diego, CA. The program will include extended workshops and breakout sessions, networking and engagement features, and attendees will ...
June 14, 2021
Recent California legislation placed direct focus on the performance of charter school governing boards. Among other changes, SB 126 (Leyva) made most charter school governing boards subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, which guarantees the ...
June 08, 2021
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D—Long Beach) recently amended AB 1316, a bill that would impose a vast and devastating array of new restrictions and costs on California’s charter schools. The 88-page bill contains a huge ...
May 12, 2021
The Charter Schools Development Center (CSDC) has developed the Annual School Planning Calendar to aid charter leaders in preparing for and tracking critical dates and deadlines related to various operational areas for the 2020-21 school year. ...
January 29, 2021
Dear California Charter School Leaders,
2020 was unequivocally a memorable year. We saw our membership base grow and with it the charter movement strengthen its resolve in the face of a pandemic, social unrest, and political uncertainty. ...
January 28, 2021
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January 25, 2021
Sacramento, CA—The Charter Schools Division of the California Department of Education (CDE) has posted a request for applications (RFA) for the Public Charter School Grant Program (PCSGP). The PCSGP provides funding to support planning, ...
January 13, 2021
Congratulations to the 2020 Green Apple Award winners! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the charter school movement! This year’s award ceremony was held online, and the recording can be viewed at the bottom of this page
November 02, 2020