Sacramento -- Board President Michael Kirst issued the following statement on the approval of the Charter Renewal Regulations Process:
"I am pleased that the board approved the charter renewal regulations for a 15-day comment period. These regulations are the product of a large number of public comments that provided input and guidance on a clear renewal process for charter schools.
The regulations provide greater clarity intended to:
The timelines for renewal consideration at the local level provide a framework for timely charter renewals and thus greater clarity and certainty about the future of charter schools for parents, kids, and the communities they serve. These regulations give charter operators and charter authorizers a clear and fair procedure when pursuing the renewal process".