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Legislative Update as of 5/25/2016

  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. (8/18/15) 
AB 1426   (Levine D) Sponsor
Charter schools: classroom-based and nonclassroom-based instruction: blended learning charter schools.
Location: 7/17/2015 - S .  2 YEAR
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Would lower the requirement that 80% of instructional time offered by the charter school be at the charter schoolsite to 60% for purposes of calculating average daily attendance for classroom-based instruction apportionments. Would only apply to a charter school that operates a single schoolsite within the geographic jurisdiction of the authority that granted its charter and has no more than one satellite facility. Creates additional flexibility for Blended Learning schools. Sponsored by CCSA. (2/27/15) 

  4. Oppose

AB 709   (Gipson D) Oppose
Charter schools.
Location: 9/11/2015 - S .  INACTIVE FILE
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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 2242   (Lopez D) Oppose
Special education.
Location: 5/10/2016 - A .  ED.
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Would prohibit a nonprofit public benefit corporation that operates a charter school from (1) operating or organizing in any manner inconsistent with the accountability requirements that all charter schools owe the public, (2) having members, (3) being a subsidiary of any other corporation, or (4) being affiliated with another corporation or equivalent legal entity that has the power to control, or otherwise exert control over, either directly or indirectly, the decision making or governance of the charter school. The bill would also prohibit a charter school from operating as, or being operated by, a for-profit corporation. (3/18/16) 
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

5/25/2016 3:42:56 PM

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