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Charter School Non-Regulatory Guidance

Guidance and clarification regarding topics and issues facing charter schools.

Special Education []
Guidance and information for providing Special Education services in charter schools and general information on implementing and complying with special education requirements.

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) []
Guidance and information for complying with NCLB requirements in charter schools and general information on implementing and complying with federal NCLB legislation.

Nonclassroom-Based Instruction and SB 740 []
Guidance and information on the implementation of the funding determination process for nonclassroom-based charter schools.

School Accountability Report Card (SARC) []
Information for charter schools on the constitutional requirement for all public schools, including charter schools, to prepare and disseminate School Accountability Report Card (SARC).

Assessment and Statewide Testing []
Guidance and information for charter school compliance in assessment and statewide testing.

Charter School - Frequently Asked Questions []
Charter school FAQ organized by topic to provide nonregulatory guidance to the most common questions regarding charter schools.

Suggested Process for Charter School Closures []
Non-Regulatory guidance on Charter School Closures including documentation, notifications, record retention, transfer, and financial closeout.

Questions: Charter Schools Division | | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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