July 2013

New Resource: A Parent's Guide to Advocating for Your Charter School's Renewal

Is your school up for renewal in the next year? Use this simple, bilingual guide to work to involve your parents and staff in supporting your school’s renewal.

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Reminder: Energy Efficiency Grant Update - Deadline August 1

LEAs, including direct-funded charter schools with 1,000 or less ADA reported as of the second principal apportionment for the prior year, are eligible to receive in the current year both the current and subsequent year Proposition 39 funding entitlements.

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Capitol Update 7/25/13

Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* LCFF Implementation Discussions Begin
* Support Charter School Facilities Policy Efforts
* Staffing Transition

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CCSA is Hiring in Sacramento

California Charter Schools Association is hiring two positions in the Sacramento area!

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SCOE to Appoint Interim Trustee for Area 5

CCSA is actively seeking potential candidates to fill the seat.

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Charter School Funding & Writing Your Charter Petition (Part 3 of 3)

There are a number of online charter school development information sessions coming up in the next few months on topics ranging from incorporation to designing a realistic school budget. Each session provides expert instruction and a forum for questions and…

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Capitol Update 7/18/13

Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* CSFA Approves New Emergency Regulations Guiding SB 740 Facility Program
* Energy Efficiency Grant Update
* LCFF Update
* Support Charter School Facilities Policy Efforts

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School Developer Webinars

There are a number of online charter school development information sessions coming up in the next few months on topics ranging from incorporation to designing a realistic school budget. Each session provides expert instruction and a forum for questions and…

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California Supreme Court Issues Decision in Today's Fresh Start, Inc. v. LACOE

The Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision holding that the statutory procedures for revocation of a charter are sufficient to satisfy constitutional due process legal requirements.

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Capitol Update 7/11/13

Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* SBE Update
* SB 740 Facility Grant Program Transferred to California School Finance Authority
* Legislative Update
* Important information from the CDE on charter school funding

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Important information from the CDE on charter school funding

With school funding in California fundamentally changing with the implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula it is important to stay informed with updates from the California Department of Education.

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Capitol Update 7/03/13

Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* Local Control Funding Formula Signed Into Law
* State Board of Education Discusses LCFF and PCSGP
* Legislative Update

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