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April 2020 ACCS Meeting Agenda

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) April 7, 2020, meeting notice of agenda items and attachments.
Important Notice
Please note, the April Advisory Commission on Charter Schools meeting will be held as a teleconference; Room 1101 (board room) will be closed to the public. Please see ACCS Meeting Logistics section below for options to view and participate in the meeting.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
Meeting Notice

An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
9:30 a.m. ± 4 p.m.

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814-6029
916-322-6029

 

  • Jared Austin
  • Esau Berumen
  • Cameron Curry
  • Stephanie Farland1
  • Gayle Garbolino-Mojica
  • Erika Jones
  • Wesley Sever
  • Brent Walmsley
  • Mike Walsh

State Board of Education Liaisons

  • Sue Burr
  • Vacant

AGENDA

  • Call to Order
  • Salute to Flag
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Review and Adoption of Meeting Notes
  • Charter Schools Division Update
  • Review/Reordering of Meeting Agenda
  • Public Comment2

AGENDA ITEMS

Item 1 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Consideration of Requests for Determination of Funding as Required for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2, and Associated California Code of Regulations, Title 5.


Item 2 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Consideration of Requests for Determination of Funding with “Reasonable Basis”/Mitigating Circumstances as Required for Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Pursuant to California Education Code sections 47612.5 and 47634.2, and Associated California Code of Regulations, Title 5.


Item 3 was withdrawn on April 4, 2020.

Item 3

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Petition for the Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Eagle Collegiate Academy, which was denied by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District and Los Angeles County Board of Education.

  • Item 3 Attachment 1: California Department of Education Charter School Petition Review Form: Eagle Collegiate Academy
  • Item 3 Attachment 2: Eagle Collegiate Academy Data Tables
  • Item 3 Attachment 3: Eagle Collegiate Academy Petition
  • Item 3 Attachment 4: Eagle Collegiate Academy Budget and Financial Projections
  • Item 3 Attachment 5: Letter Dated January 27, 2020, Description of Changes to Eagle Collegiate Academy Petition Necessary for Appeal to the State Board of Education
  • Item 3 Attachment 6: Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District Board Resolution, Staff Report, and Petitioner’s Response
  • Item 3 Attachment 7: Los Angeles County Board of Education Action, Staff Findings, and Petitioner’s Response
  • Item 3 Attachment 8: Eagle Collegiate Academy Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and Conflict of Interest Code
  • Item 3 Attachment 9: Eagle Collegiate Academy Appendices and Attachments
  • Item 3 Attachment 10: Eagle Collegiate Academy Facility Lease Agreement

[Note: the preceding information about Item 3 contains strikethroughs which indicate the item has been withdrawn.]


Item 4 was withdrawn on April 4, 2020.

Item 4 (Revised 02-Apr-2020)

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Petition for the Renewal of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood, which was denied by the Inglewood Unified School District and Los Angeles County Board of Education.

  • Item 4 Attachment 1: California Department of Education Charter School Petition Review Form: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood
  • Item 4 Attachment 2: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Data Tables
  • Item 4 Attachment 3: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Petition
  • Item 4 Attachment 4: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Budget and Financial Projections
  • Item 4 Attachment 5: Letter Dated January 24, 2020, Description of Changes to the Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Renewal Petition Necessary to Reflect the California State Board of Education as the Chartering Entity
  • Item 4 Attachment 6: District Board of Trustees’ Findings Evidencing Denial of Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood’s Renewal Petition and Petitioner’s Response (Revised 02-Apr-2020)
  • Item 4 Attachment 7: County Board’s Findings Evidencing Denial of Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood’s Renewal Petition Appeal and Petitioner’s Response
  • Item 4 Attachment 8: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Item 4 Attachment 9: Today’s Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Appendices and Supporting Documents
  • Item 4 Attachment 10: Golden Day Schools, Inc. Audit Report, February 2015

[Note: the preceding information about Item 4 contains strikethroughs which indicate the item has been withdrawn.]


ACCS MEETING LOGISTICS

On March 12, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20 related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Order allows state bodies covered by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Act) to hold public meetings covered by the Act via web conferencing and audio conferencing. As such, the April ACCS meeting will be held via the format of video conferencing and audio conferencing. The meeting will continue to be broadcast live and can be accessed through the ACCS Meeting Webcast.


ACCS PUBLIC COMMENT

Public comment may be given via phone or email.

  • Phone: Public comment may be provided by dialing the following number and following the operator’s prompts. Upon dialing in, callers will be added to a caller queue. The operator will notify callers when it is their turn to provide public comment. Public comment will be limited to one minute.

    • Phone number: 712-770-5007
    • Access code: 486134

  • Email: Public comment may be submitted by emailing CHARTERS@cde.ca.gov. In order to adhere to the one-minute time limit allotted per speaker for public comment, written comments should be limited to approximately 250 words or less. CDE staff will read the written comment into the record for up to one minute.

The following information should be included in the body of the email:

    • Commenter’s first and last name
    • Organization affiliation
    • Agenda item number or general public comment*

*Should an agenda item number not be included, the written comment will be read during general public comment.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting of the ACCS may request assistance by contacting the Charter Schools Division at the following address, phone number, fax number, or email:

Charter Schools Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465
Email: CHARTERS@cde.ca.gov


THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.

REASONABLE LIMITATIONS MAY BE PLACED ON PUBLIC TESTIMONY

The presiding officer of the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS MAY BE MADE

Consistent with the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, notice is hereby given that special presentations not mentioned on the agenda may be made at this meeting; however, any such presentation will be for information only.


For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the following:

Charter Schools Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465

To join the ACCS specialized email distribution list, visit the ACCS Listserv.

This notice appears on the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools.


1Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

2Time(s) will be set aside for public comment at this meeting. Depending on the situation, and at the direction of the presiding officer, public comment may be entertained, as appropriate, at the beginning of, during, and/or the end of the meeting. Reasonable limits will be placed on the amount of time allowed for individual comments.

Questions:   Charter Schools Division | charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 21, 2021
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