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Legislative Update as of 10/13/2015

  1. Sponsor

AB 1198   (Dababneh D) Sponsor
School facilities: California School Finance Authority: California Credit Enhancement Program.
Location: 8/28/2015 - S .  2 YEAR
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Would create the California Credit Enhancement Program (CCEP) at the California School Finance Authority (CSFA) in the State Treasurer’s office to provide lower cost alternatives for charter school facility financing through a leveraged public-private partnership program. (3/26/15) 

  2. Support

AB 943   (Allen, Travis R) Support
Charter schools: California Collaborative for Educational Excellence.
Location: 9/28/2015 - A .  VETOED
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Would require a contractor assigned by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence to have the experience, expertise, and a record of success in working with charter schools in improving pupil outcomes. (2/26/15) 

  4. Oppose

AB 709   (Gipson D) Oppose
Charter schools.
Location: 9/11/2015 - S .  2 YEAR
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Expressly states that a charter school is subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, the Public Records Act, the Political Reform Act, and Government Code 1090. Places restrictive Conflict of Interest requirements on charter schools. (2/25/15) 
AB 787   (Hernández, Roger D) Oppose
Charter schools: operation: nonprofit public benefit corporations: for-profit corporation prohibition.
Location: 10/10/2015 - A .  VETOED
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Sponsored by the California Teachers Association. Would ban charter school from being managed by for-profit corporations. (6/1/15) 
SB 322   (Leno D) Oppose
Charter schools: pupils: suspension and expulsion: admissions: departures.
Location: 8/28/2015 - A .  2 YEAR
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Requires charter schools to comply with due process requirements related to suspension and expulsion. Adds "the reason for a pupil's departure" to the list of information that must be provided. Sponsored by the California Teachers Association, the California Federation of Teachers, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Places burdensome regulations, requirements, and mandates related to suspension and expulsion on charter schools. (6/1/15) 
SB 739   (Pavley D) Oppose
Charter schools: sited outside boundaries: prohibition.
Location: 8/28/2015 - A .  2 YEAR
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Prohibits authorizers in negative certification from approving charter schools to locate outside of district boundaries. (5/6/15) 

Total Measures: 6

Total Tracking Forms: 6

10/13/2015 4:55:46 AM

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