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Charter Schools Division


Supports, promotes, and authorizes high quality charter schools that improve achievement and choice for California public schools and families.

Cindy Chan, Director

Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465


The Charter Schools Division is part of the Services for Administration, Finance, Technology & Infrastructure Branch.

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Charter Schools
Public schools that may provide instruction in any of grades K-12 that are created or organized by a group of teachers, parents, community leaders or a community-based organization

Questions:   Charter Schools Division | 916-322-6029
Last Reviewed: Monday, July 13, 2015

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