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ACCS Meeting Notes for April 10, 2013

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools - ACCS Meeting Notes for April 10, 2013.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
9:30 a. m. ± – 4:00 p. m. ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
916-322-6029

Please note that the complete proceedings of the April 10, 2013, Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) meeting, including open-captioning, are available online at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/cc/cs/accswbcstrchv.asp.

 

Commission Members:

Brian Bauer, Chair

Gary Davis (absent)

Ari Engelberg

Mick Founts

John Porter (absent)

Julie Russell1

Mark Ryan

Christopher Thomsen

Curtis L. Washington

Liaisons from the State Board of Education (SBE)

Bruce Holaday

Trish Williams (absent)

Principal Staff:

Cindy Chan, Administrator, California Department of Education (CDE)

Judy Cias, Chief Counsel, SBE 

 

1 Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Commissioner Bauer called the meeting to order at approximately 9:40 a.m.

Salute to the Flag

GENERAL BUSINESS

Action:

Commissioner Founts moved approval of minutes from the February 6, 2013 meeting.

Commissioner Ryan seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Ryan, Engelberg, Founts

No votes: none

Abstentions: Washington

The motion passes with 5 votes.

                                                                                                                       

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1
Subject: Consideration of Requests for Determination of Funding as Required for Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2, and associated California Code of Regulations Title 5.

CDE Recommendation: The CDE recommends the following:

100% for 2 years for Fiscal Years 2012–13 through 2013–14 for the following schools:

Excel Prep Charter School, IE

California Connections Academy @ Ripon

Forest Charter School

Twin Ridges Home Study Charter School

Placer County Pathways

Del Mar Elementary

El Cajon Middle and High School

Del Mar Middle and High School

Academy of Arts & Sciences Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley

Academy of Arts & Sciences Oxnard and Ventura

Academy of Arts & Sciences Sonoma

Assurance Learning Academy

California Virtual Academy at San Joaquin

California Virtual Academy at Maricopa

California Virtual Academy at Maricopa High School

California Virtual Academy at Fresno

100% for 2 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2014–15

Opportunities For Learning Fresno

100% for 5 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2017–18

Stellar Secondary Charter School

Whitmore Charter High School

85% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17

Options For Youth Victor Valley

Options For Youth San Gabriel

Options For Youth San Juan

Opportunities for Learning Baldwin Park II

Opportunities for Learning Hermosa Beach

West Park Charter Academy

100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17

Yuba County Career Preparatory Charter School

Oakdale Charter High School

Plumas Charter School

The Circle of Independent Learning Charter School

Stellar Charter School

Visions in Education

Choices Charter School

PAL Charter Academy

Antelope View Charter School

Castle Rock Charter School

Desert Sands Charter High School

eScholar Academy

Connecting Waters Charter School

Pathways Charter School

Whitmore Charter School Personalized Learning

National University Academy

Heritage Peak Charter School

Community Collaborative Charter School

Visalia Charter Independent Study

Bayshore Preparatory Charter School

South Sutter Charter School

Vista Real Charter High School

Crescent View West Charter

Family Partnership Charter School

Antelope Valley Learning Academy

Mirus Secondary School

Mission View Public School

Sierra Charter School

Sky Mountain Charter School

School of Extended Educational Options

Los Angeles County Online High School

CORE Butte Charter

Juan Bautista de Anza

Learning Works

Juniper Ridge Virtual Academy

Options for Youth Hermosa Beach

Options for Youth San Bernardino

Uncharted Shores Academy

Gorman Learning Center

Denair Charter Academy

100% for 3 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2015–16

eCademy Charter at Crane School

National University Academy Orange Center

Diego Valley Public Charter

Loma Vista Charter School

Ambassador Phillip V. Sanchez Public Charter

Guajome Learning Centers

Pivot Charter School Riverside County

Pivot Charter School North Valley

California Virtual Academy at Los Angeles High School

California Virtual Academy at San Ysabel

Southern California Online Academy

100% for 2 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2014–15

California Pacific Charter of Kern

Action: Commissioner Thomsen moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Washington seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

Item 2
Subject: Consideration of “Reasonable Basis”/Mitigating Circumstances Requests for Determination of Funding as required for Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2, and associated California Code of Regulations Title 5.

CDE Recommendation: 100% for 5 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2017–18 Nevada City Home Study Charter

Action: Commissioner Ryan moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Founts seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 100% for 3 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2015–16 Camino Science and Natural Resources Charter

Action: Commissioner Ryan moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Thomsen seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 100% for 2 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2014–15 Hope Academy Charter

Action: Commissioner Ryan moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Thomsen seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 70% for 2 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2014–15 Stockton High

Action: Commissioner Ryan moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Washington seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 85% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Santa Barbara Charter School

ACCS Recommendation: 100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Santa Barbara Charter School

Action: Commissioner Thomsen moved recommendation to the SBE of ACCS recommendation as noted above.

Commissioner Founts seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: Russell

The motion passes with 6 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 85% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Mountain Oaks

ACCS Recommendation: 100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Mountain Oaks

Action: Commissioner Founts moved recommendation to the SBE of ACCS recommendation as noted above.

Commissioner Engelberg seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: Russell

The motion passes with 6 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 70% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Monterey County Home Charter

Action: Commissioner Washington moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Thomsen seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 70% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Opportunities for Learning Santa Clarita and Opportunities for Learning Baldwin Park

Action: Commissioner Founts moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Washington seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: Ryan

The motion passes with 6 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 70% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 California Virtual Academy at Jamestown

ACCS Recommendation: 100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 California Virtual Academy at Jamestown

Action: Commissioner Bauer moved recommendation to the SBE of ACCS recommendation as noted above.

Commissioner Engelberg seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: Russell

The motion passes with 6 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 70% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Crossroads Charter

ACCS Recommendation: 100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 Crossroads Charter

Action: Commissioner Founts moved recommendation to the SBE of ACCS recommendation as noted above.

Commissioner Thomsen seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: Russell

The motion passes with 6 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 70% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 SAC Academic and Vocational Academy

ACCS Recommendation: 100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17 SAC Academic and Vocational Academy

Action: Commissioner Thomsen moved recommendation to the SBE of ACCS recommendation as noted above.

Commissioner Engelberg seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: Russell, Washington

The motion passes with 5 votes.

CDE Recommendation: 100% for 4 years for Fiscal Years 2013–14 through 2016–17. Denied mitigation request that would allow the school to meet criteria for 100% funding through this term with lower percentages.

Capistrano Connections Academy

Action: Commissioner Thomsen moved recommendation to the SBE of CDE staff recommendation.

Commissioner Engelberg seconded the motion.

Yes votes: Bauer, Russell, Washington, Thomsen, Ryan, Founts, and Engelberg

Abstentions: none

No votes: none

The motion passes with 7 votes.

Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction by Julie Russell

Meeting Adjourned at 12:48 p.m.


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