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ACCS Meeting Notes for October 10, 2012

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools - ACCS Meeting Notes for October 10, 2012.

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

FINAL NOTES

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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 10, 2012, Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) meeting, including open-captioning, are available online at ACCS Meeting Webcast Archive.

COMMISSION MEMBERS

Brian Bauer - Chair
Vicki Barber
Gary Davis
John Porter
Julie Russell*
Mark Ryan
Christopher Thomsen
Curtis Washington

*Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

SBE Liaison

Trish Williams

Principal Staff

Cindy Chan, Administrator, Charter Schools Division
Chiem-Seng Yaangh, Administrator, Charter Schools Division
Judy Cias, Chief Counsel, State Board of Education
Kate Starn Legrand, California Department of Education Legal Division
Jill Rice, Assistant Legal Counsel, State Board of Education
Joy Rosenquist, California Department of Education Legal Division

Call to Order

Chair Bauer called the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Chair Bauer announced that the State Board of Education (SBE) is currently accepting applications for two seats on the ACCS.

Vicki Barber announced that she will not be reapplying for a seat on the ACCS when her term expires in December 2012.

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1: 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.

California Department of Education (CDE) Recommendation:

The CDE proposes to recommend that the SBE approve the proposed determination of funding, identified in Attachment 1, for charter schools that offer nonclassroom-based instruction.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 2: Petition for Renewal of a Charter School under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Rosie the Riveter, which was denied by the Long Beach Unified School District and denied consideration of appeal by the Los Angeles County Office of Education.

CDE Recommendation: The CDE proposes to recommend that the SBE hold a public hearing to deny the Rosie the Riveter Charter High School renewal petition based on the CDE’s findings pursuant to California Education Code (EC) sections 47605(b)(1), 47605(b)(2), and 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.

 

ITEM 3: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Creating Opportunities for Relationships and Learning (CORAL) Academy, which was denied by the Monterey Peninsula School District and the Monterey County Office of Education.

CDE Recommendation: The CDE proposes to recommend that the SBE hold a public hearing to deny the petition to establish the CORAL Academy under the oversight of the SBE based on the CDE’s findings pursuant to California Education Code (EC) sections 47605(b)(1) and 47605(b)(5) as well as 5 CCR Section 11967.5 that the petitioners are unlikely to successfully implement the program set forth in the petition.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:55 pm.

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