May 12, 2023
Governor Newsom’s May Revision budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year would fund increased cost-of-living adjustments despite declining state revenues, but would also impose unexpected, deep cut
April 26, 2023
This week in Sacramento, the Senate Education Committee took action on two charter-specific bills, while the Assembly took a deep dive into the Charter Schools Facilities Grant Program.
April 13, 2023
This week around the capitol, legislators are pushing their bills through the first policy committee – a critical pressure test for the viability of bills. Budget committees are beginning to...
April 03, 2023
Recent federal takeovers of two regional banks and instability in others in recent weeks triggered sleepless nights for many, including charter school leaders. Ongoing instability in the...
March 29, 2023
The California Legislature's education committees are starting to review bills in the current session. We’re still very early in the legislative process and lots of bills will inevitably fall out...
March 23, 2023
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February 21, 2023
Attend this year's 2023 Governance Webinar Series: Completing the Form 700 to learn more about how to complete the Form 700.
February 14, 2023
February 13, 2023
This morning, the California State Auditor released a program audit of the Charter School Facility Grant Program (CSFGP) and Conduit Financing Program, largely confirming that the programs are...
February 09, 2023
This policy helps to frame the respective roles and responsibilities of the governing board and the administrative staff of the school.
This policy is optional for charter schools. Nonprofit corporation law governs many aspects of board governance. Many items relating to governance are also contained in a nonprofit...
It is useful to have a policy that outlines the process a charter school board uses to adopt policies...