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Charter School ESEA Guidance

Information for charter schools regarding compliance with the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Requirements for New and Reauthorized Direct Funded Charter Schools Seeking Federal Funds Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Notification to direct funded charter schools of submission and assignment requirements to access funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965.

Guidance on LEA Plans for Direct-funded Charter Schools Receiving Federal Monies August 20, 2008
Current information regarding the requirements for completing the Local Education Agency (LEA) Plan required by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and submission of the Consolidated Application (ConApp).

Charter School Division
Information for charter schools in California.

The Facts About . . . Supporting Charter Schools External link opens in new window or tab.
How NCLB helps charter schools.

Questions and Answers on NCLB External link opens in new window or tab.
Choice and Supplemental Educational Services frequently asked questions.

Policy Guidance - Access to High School Students and Information on Students by Military Recruiters External link opens in new window or tab.
Q & A regarding polices on the release of student information to military recruiters.

The Impact of the New Title I Requirements on Charter Schools External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Federal Non-Regulatory Guidance on No Child Left Behind and charter schools.

Improving Teacher Quality Through Highly Qualified Teachers (HQT) & NCLB
Update on California's plan and proposed regulations on highly qualified teachers.

Questions: Charter School Staff | charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
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