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Direction on administrative functions such as charter numbering, renewals, closures, and the annual information update.

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Charter School Numbers and Changes in Authorizers

Temporary Prohibition on New Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools
Information regarding the temporary prohibition on new nonclassroom-based charter schools from January 1, 2020, to January 1, 2022, per Assembly Bill 1505.

Charter School Numbers and Changes in Authorizers
Information regarding requests for charter school numbers and changes in authorizing local educational agencies.


Charter School Renewals

Charter School Renewal Process
Information and guidance on specific laws, notification procedures, and frequently asked questions pertaining to the charter school renewal process.


Charter School Closures

Charter School Closure Process
Information and guidance on the closure process, including the handling of documentation and notification of the closure, record transfer and retention, student transfers, and financial closeout.

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2019-20

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2018-19

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2017-18

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2016-17

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2015-16

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2014-15

View a list of Charter School closures in Fiscal Year 2013-14


Charter School Annual Information Update

Charter School Annual Information Update
Information and instructions regarding the online Charter School Annual Information Update for fiscal year 2020-21.


External Resources

External Resources
A list of websites with additional charter school information intended for charter school administrators and authorizers.

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Last Reviewed: Monday, July 06, 2020
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