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ACCS Meeting Notes for October 8, 2013

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools - ACCS Meeting Notes for October 8, 2013.

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

Preliminary Notes

Tuesday, October 8, 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 October 8, 2013, Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) meeting, including open-captioning, are available online at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/cc/cs/accswbcst.asp.

Commission Members Present:

Ari Engelberg

Julie Russell1

Christopher Thomsen

Curtis L. Washington

Commission Members Absent:

Brian Bauer, Chair

Gary Davis

Mick Founts

John Porter

Mark Ryan

Liaisons from the State Board of Education (SBE)

Bruce Holaday

Trish Williams

Principal Staff:

Judie Hall, Administrator, California Department of Education (CDE)

Judy Cias, Chief Counsel, SBE 

 

1 Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

Commissioner Russell called the meeting to order at approximately 9:46 a.m.

Salute to the Flag

GENERAL BUSINESS

Action:

No action was taken. The quorum was not met.

                                             

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1

Subject: Ingenium Charter School: Consider a Material Revision of the Charter to Change from Grades Kindergarten Through Six to Grades Kindergarten Through Five.

CDE Recommendation: The California Department of Education (CDE) proposes to recommend that the SBE hold a public hearing to approve the request to revise the ICS charter petition to change grades served from kindergarten through six to grades kindergarten through five.

Action:

No action was taken. The quorum was not met.

 

Item 2

Subject: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of the Schools and Communities for Advanced Learning Experiences Leadership Academy, which was denied by the Rialto Unified School District and the San Bernardino County Board of Education.

CDE Recommendation: The California Department of Education (CDE) proposes to recommend that the SBE hold a public hearing to consider the CDE’s recommendation to deny the petition to establish the SCALE charter school under the oversight of the SBE based on the CDE’s finding pursuant to EC sections 47605(b)(1), 47605(b)(2), 47605(b)(5), as well as California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR) Section 11967.5, that the petitioners are unlikely to successfully implement the program set forth in the petition.

Action:

No action was taken. The quorum was not met.

 

Item 3

Subject: The State Board and Charter Schools: Update on New Laws and Implications.

CDE Recommendation: No specific action is recommended at this time.

Action:

No action necessary.

Meeting Adjourned at 10:59 a.m.

Questions: Charter Schools Division | Charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
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