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June 2020 ACCS Meeting Agenda

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) June 9, 2020, meeting notice of agenda items and attachments.
Important Notice
Please note, the June 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, June 9, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 8:30 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

*MEETING MAY END EARLIER OR LATER THAN SPECIFIED DUE TO TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE AGENDA.

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 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Consideration of Retroactive 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 4 (DOCX; Revision Posted 08-Jun-2020)

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Consideration of Retroactive 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 5 (DOCX)

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.

Public Comment: Eagle Collegiate Academy Written Comments Received via Email (PDF)


Item 6 (DOCX; Revision Posted 05-Jun-2020)

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 T.I.M.E Community School, which was denied by the Montebello Unified School District and Los Angeles County Office of Education.

Public Comment: T.I.M.E. Community School Written Comments Received via Email (PDF)


Item 7 (DOCX)

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 Pinecrest Expedition Academy, which was denied by the Twain Harte School District and Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools.


Item 8 (DOCX)

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.

Public Comment: Today's Fresh Start Charter School Inglewood Written Comments Received via Email (PDF)


Item 9 (DOCX; Revision Posted 03-Jun-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 John Henry High, which was denied by the West Contra Costa Unified School District and not acted on by the Contra Costa County Office of Education.

Public Comment: John Henry High Written Comments Received via Email (PDF)


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 June 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 email or phone.

Email

The public is highly encouraged to submit written comment to the ACCS in advance for prior consideration. In order to help ensure that commissioners have time to review the comments, please submit comments by noon, on Friday, June 5, 2020. However, comments received after that time will be forwarded to commissioners until the day of the meeting. Comments should be submitted to the ACCS via email to charters@cde.ca.gov. 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
Phone

Public comment may also be provided by dialing the phone number and participant access code and then 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. Members of the public wishing to dial in for public comment should view the live-stream of the meeting. The number and access code will be provided at the start of public comment for each item.

  • Prior to making public comment, speakers who are watching the meeting via live webcast should make sure the volume on their computer is muted to avoid an echoing or feedback sounds during the call.
  • Each speaker will be allotted one minute of public comment for each agenda item.
  • If no translation services are needed, please use the phone number and access code provided below:
    • Phone number: 712-432-0075
    • Access code: 651905#
  • If Spanish translation services are needed, please use the phone number and access code provided below:
    • Phone numbers:
      • 408-638-0968
      • 669-900-6833
      • 213-338-8477
    • Webinar ID: 923 8381 1648
    • Password: 183309

      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: Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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