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December 2023 ACCS Meeting Agenda

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS) December 5, 2023, meeting notice of agenda items and attachments.
Important Notice
On September 13, 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 143 (Chapter 196, Statutes of 2023), which reinstated the authorization for a state body to hold public meetings covered by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act via web and/or audio teleconferencing, pursuant to Government Code Section 11133. As such, the December 5, 2023, ACCS meeting will be held as an audio/video teleconference. The meeting will be broadcast via live webcast and will subsequently be archived on the ACCS Meeting Webcasts. The Board Room 1101 at the California Department of Education will be closed to the public. Please see ACCS Public Comment for options to view and participate during the meeting.

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools
Meeting Notice

An Advisory Body to the California State Board of Education

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.± *

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


  • Helio Brasil
  • Todd Finnell
  • Erika Jones
  • Derek King
  • Steve Olmos
  • Susan Park1
  • Matt Taylor
  • Mike Walsh

California State Board of Education Liaisons

  • Cynthia Glover Woods
  • Sharon Olken


  • 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 Item

Item 01

Item 01 (DOCX)

Type of Action: Action, Information

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

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Public Comment Guidelines

Public comment may be made via phone or email.


Members of the public wishing to dial in for public comment should view the livestream of the meeting and dial in as appropriate. Upon dialing in, callers should follow the operator's prompts to be added to a caller queue. The operator will notify callers when it is their turn to provide public comment. The number and access code will be provided at the start of public comment for each item.

Public comment will be limited to one minute. When calling in, use the phone number and access code provided below:

  • Phone number: 717-908-1926
  • Access code: 1166083#

When the host unmutes the caller to provide public comment, the caller will hear a voice announcement telling them that they are unmuted. The host will announce to the caller when their time is up.

Important: Prior to making public comment, callers 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.


The public may submit written comment to the ACCS in advance of the meeting for consideration. In order to help ensure that commissioners have time to review the comments, comments should be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2023. Comments received after that time will be forwarded to commissioners until 5 p.m. on Monday, December 4; however, only comments received by the December 1 deadline will be posted to the ACCS agenda prior to the meeting.

Comments should be submitted to the ACCS via email to The following information should be included in the body of the email:

  • Commenter’s first and last name
  • Organization affiliation
  • General public comment or agenda item number

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Reasonable Accommodation

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 California Department of Education (CDE), Charter Schools Division at the following address, phone number, fax number, or email:

1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465

Order of Business

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

Reasonable Limitations

The presiding officer of the ACCS reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.

Special Presentations

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

This notice appears on the Advisory Commission on Charter Schools. For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the CDE, Charter Schools Division:

1430 N Street, Suite 5401
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-322-6029
Fax: 916-322-1465

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* The meeting may end earlier or later than specified due to time needed to complete the agenda.

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

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 22, 2023
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