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August 2017 ACCS Meeting Agenda

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) August 15, 2017, meeting notice of agenda items and attachments.

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Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
Meeting Notice

An Advisory Body to the State Board of Education

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
916-322-6029

Commission Members

  • Brian Bauer
  • Cindy S. Chan 1
  • Ari Engelberg
  • Jon R Gundry
  • Caitlin O'Halloran
  • Dr. Mark Ryan
  • Dr. Wesley Sever
  • Curtis L. Washington

State Board of Education Liaison Members

  • Bruce Holaday
  • Trish B. Willliams

AGENDA

  • Call to Order
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Review and Adoption of Meeting Notes
  • Charter Schools Division Update
  • Review/Reordering of the Meeting Agenda
  • Public Comment 2

1 Represents the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

2 Time(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 at the end of the meeting. Reasonable limits will be placed on the amount of time allowed for individual comments.


AGENDA ITEMS

ITEM 01

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Consideration of a Request 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 02

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 03

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 04

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Olive Grove Charter School: Buellton, which was denied by the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District and the Santa Barbara County Office of Education.


ITEM 05

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Olive Grove Charter School: Lompoc, which was denied by the Lompoc Unified School District and the Santa Barbara County Office of Education.


ITEM 06

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Olive Grove Charter School: Orcutt/Santa Maria, which was denied by the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and the Santa Barbara County Office of Education.


ITEM 07

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Petition for Establishment of a Charter School Under the Oversight of the State Board of Education: Consideration of Olive Grove Charter School: Santa Barbara, which was denied by the Santa Barbara Unified School District and the Santa Barbara County Office of Education.


ITEM 08

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Celerity Himalia Charter: Consider a Material Revision to Change the Governance Structure, Increase Enrollment, and Add Grade Levels to Include Grade Six Through Grade Eight, and Add Locations.


ITEM 09

Type of Action: Action/Information

Subject: Celerity Rolas Charter: Consider a Material Revision to Change the Governance Structure, Increase Enrollment, and Add Grade Levels to Include Grade Six Through Grade Eight, and Change Locations.


In addition to the above, the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) hereby provides notice that it reserves the right to consider and make recommendations at this meeting concerning other areas of the State Board of Education’s authority with respect to charter schools, which include but are not limited to:

  • Taking appropriate action, including, but not limited to, revocation with respect to State Board-granted and locally-granted charters under specific circumstances set forth in statute.
  • Jointly with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, approving district-wide charter petitions when those petitions are determined to be satisfactory.
  • Developing and adopting regulations to implement various provisions of the Charter Schools Act of 1992 (Part 26.8 of the California Education Code, commencing with Section 47600). Approving or denying requests to waive otherwise applicable provisions of law based upon requests submitted by charter schools and other local educational agencies.
  • Assigning numbers to charter school petitions to ensure that the statutory cap on the number of charter schools is not exceeded.

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:

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 PRESENTATION MAY BE MADE

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


FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information concerning this agenda or to join the ACCS specialized e-mail distribution list, please contact:

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

This notice appears on the California Department of Education ACCS web page.

Questions: Charter Schools Division | Charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 6, 2020
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