Announcements & Current IssuesCurrent and upcoming events, time-sensitive issues, and hot topics.
2015-16 Charter Schools Annual Information Survey [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/ac/csinfosvy1516.asp]
The annual Charter School information page with links to the 2015-16 survey, helpful survey instructions, and a feature that allows the survey to be printed.
Smarter Balanced Assessment Systems Presentation (PDF) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/ac/documents/sbaspresentation.pdf]
Charter Schools Presentation on the Smarted Balanced Assessment System.
Charter School Authorizer Webinar [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/authguidancescript.asp]
Guidance and Technical Assistance for Prospective Charter School Authorizers.
Charter School Authorizer Oversight and Monitoring Webinar [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/authguidance2.asp]
Guidance for the Oversight and Monitoring of Charter Schools by an authorizer.
Charter School Authorizer Oversight - Renewal, Revocation and Closure [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/as/authguidance3.asp]
Guidance from the California Department of Education Charter Schools Division for charter school authorizers regarding Renewal, Revocation and Closure.
Charter School Closure Process [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/lr/csclosurerules.asp]
The following page provides information on charter school closures, the handling of documents and notification, record transfer and retention, student transfers, and recommended procedures for financial close-out. The page now includes lists of charter schools that have closed.
Enactment of Senate Bill 1290 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/ac/infosb1290.asp]
Information on the enactment of Senate Bill 1290 (Chapter 567, Statues of 2012).
Charter School Map of California [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/si/cs/ap1/imagemap.aspx]
Map of California broken down by county. Click on the county and find a charter school. Non classroom based schools are highlighted in pink and also specified.
Non-regulatory Guidance: NCLB LEA Plans for Direct-funded Charter Schools Receiving
Federal Monies [http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/sr/cs/index.asp]
Information regarding the requirements for completing the Local Education Agency (LEA) Plan required by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.
School Accountability Report
Card (SARC) [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/sa/index.asp]
Information for charter schools to submit a School Accountability Report Card (SARC).
Schools Division Contact [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/csdcontacts.asp]
Phone and e-mail contact information for Charter Schools Division staff by topic and geographic regions.
Sign Up for the Charter
School Listserv [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/cscommlists.asp]
Details on how to subscribe to the Charter School Listserv, access to historic postings on the listserv, and Frequently Asked Questions related to user participation on the listserv.
Public Charter Schools Grant Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/re/pcsgp.asp]
Information on the Public Charter Schools Grant Program.
Return to Charter Schools main page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/index.asp]