California Department of Education
Specific Waiver Request First Time Waiver:
SW-1 (Rev. 2/10/09)
Apr 20-2009 Revised
Local Educational Agency: Oakland Unified
Contact name and recipient of approval/denial notice: Carolyn Price
Contact Person's e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 3520 Mountain Blvd Oakland, CA 94619
Period of Request: From 8/1/08 - 7/9/09
Local Board Approval Date: SEPLA Approval 4/16/09
Authority for the waiver: Specific code section 56101
Write the EC Section citation, which allows you to request, or authorizes the waiver of specific EC Section you want to waive.
The Superintendent annually shall review the certification of Each nonpublic, nonsectarian school and agency. For this purpose, a certified school or agency annually shall update its application between August 1 and October 31, unless the board grants a waiver.
Education Code or California Code of Regulations or portion to be waived
Section to be waived: (number) 55385.1(h)
Brief Description of the waiver: This waiver is to tide our school over until we've been re-certified by the state board as a nonpublic school.
If this is a renewal of a previously approved waiver, please list Waiver: No Waiver
Collevtive Bargaining unit information. (Not necessary for EC 55101 waivers)
Does the district have any employee bargaining units? No
Advisory committee or school site council that reviewed the waiver. Name: ___
Per EC 33051(a) if the waiver affects a program that requires a school site council that council must approve the request. Date advisory committee/council reviewed request: Not required for Special Ed.
Education Code or California Code of Regulations section to be waived. If the request is to waive a portion of a section, type the text of the pertinent sentence of the law, or those exact phrases requested to be waived (or use a strike out key if only portions of the sections are to be waived). (attach additional pages if necessary.) 56366.1(h): The Superintendent annually shall review the certification of each nonpublic, nonsectarian school and agency. For this purpose, a certified school or agency annually shall update its application between August 1 and October 31, unless the board grants a waiver pursuant to Section 56101.
Desired outcome/rationale. State what you hope to accomplish with the waiver. Describe briefly the circumstances that brought about the reuqest andw hy the waiver is necesary to achieve improved student performance and/or streamline or facilitate local agency operations. (Attach additional pages if necessary.):
Expired certification due to unexpected difficulties (not related to building safety) with fire clearance. We are requesting a temporary waiver as a bridge between prior certification. Raskob Day School.
Demographic Information: For this waiver, school involved as a student population of 80 and is located in an urban in Alameda County.
Is this waiver associated with an apportionment related audit penalty? (per EC 41344) No
Has there been a Categorical Program Monitoring (CPM) finding on this issue? No