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Member Resources

Does Your Independent Study Policy Comply with AB 181?

CSDC has updated our sample policy intended to serve as a starting point for schools offering independent study.  

The newest version of this sample policy reflects the latest legislative amendments including changes contained in AB ...

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July 26, 2022

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Conference

Call for Proposals Extended Until August 5

CSDC has extended the Call for Proposals (CFP) deadline for the 2022 California Charter Schools Leadership Update Conference until Friday, August 5, 2022.

This year conference celebrates 30 years of California charter schools—so we ...

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July 20, 2022

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Have Something to Share About These Topics? CSDC–and the CA Charter Sector–Wants to Hear from You!

CSDC's Annual Leadership Update Conference is designed to provide charter school leaders from across the state with the skills, knowledge and resources to thrive. 

The conference offers a high-quality, focused program including extended ...

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July 13, 2022

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CSDC News

More About the New “Hold Harmless” Provisions in the 2022-23 State Budget

On Monday morning, CSDC Executive Director and Founder, Eric Premack, presented a comprehensive analysis of the adopted 2022-23 state budget, as well as 350+ pages of related “trailer” bills. 

The budget follows the ...

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July 13, 2022

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CSDC News

Join Us for a Live Analysis of the 2022-23 State Budget

Last week Governor Newsom signed the 2022-23 state budget and dozens of related “trailer” bills into law after reaching compromises with the Legislature on several key tax refund and spending issues. 

The budget follows the ...

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July 06, 2022

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Charter School News

Preparing for Renewal? Track the Right Data Points to Show "One Year's Progress"

For decades, “percent performing above standard” - or some version of that - has been the most commonly used metric of student performance. Recent changes to the charter renewal process have changed the lens, however. In many charter ...

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June 29, 2022

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Online Governance Academy

Updated Brown Act Training Now Available

CSDC has posted an updated version of its popular Brown Act Training for California charter school governing board members.

The Brown Act, as it is commonly known, is considered California’s sunshine law for open meetings. (The text for ...

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June 22, 2022

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Conference

New Formats, More Opportunities to Present at CSDC’s Annual Conference—Submit Your Proposal by August 5!

CSDC's annual California Charter Schools Leadership Update Conference attracts charter school leaders from across the state seeking the in-depth information, critical content, practical resources, and technical assistance the event is known for. ...

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June 14, 2022

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Charter School News

Quick Survey: Is Your Charter School Required to Have a Title IX Team? Have They Received the Federally Mandated Title IX Training?

Charter schools, like all other schools, colleges and universities receiving federal funds, are required to comply with Title IX, a federal civil rights law written in 1972 that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex and bars sexual ...

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June 13, 2022

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Tips for Getting Your Conference Presentation Approved

CSDC's annual California Charter School's Leadership Update Conference attracts charter school leaders from across the state seeking the in-depth information, critical content, practical resources, and technical assistance the event is known ...

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June 06, 2022