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SBE President on the Charter Renewal Regulations

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor
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CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1430 N Street, Suite 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-319-0827
Fax: 916-319-0175

For Immediate Release
March 10, 2011

Contact:
Regina Wilson
916-319-0693

State Board of Education President Michael Kirst Issues a Statement
on the Approval of Charter Renewal Regulations

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".

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