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Instructions for subscribing to the charter-schools listserv and FAQs regarding the listserv.

The main goal of the California Department of Education (CDE) Charter Schools Listserv is to provide the California charter school community and other interested parties a conduit to important and time sensitive information from the CDE. The Charter Schools Listserv is maintained by the Lyris Listserv team in coordination with Charter Schools Division staff.

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The Charter Schools Listserv is an open listserv with no membership restrictions.

How to subscribe to a listserv

To join a list, send a blank email message by clicking on a subscribe link for the listserv listed above. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address that was subscribed. You must receive this confirmation request message, and reply to it, in order for your membership to be activated.

If the above subscribe link does not work with your default email client, please submit an email with no message to subscribe-[LISTNAME]@mlist.cde.ca.gov (e.g., subscribe-charter-schools@mlist.cde.ca.gov).

How to unsubscribe from a listserv

To leave a list, send a blank email message by clicking on an unsubscribe link for the listserv listed above. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address that was unsubscribed. You must receive this confirmation request message, and reply to it, in order for your membership to be deactivated.

If the unsubscribe link does not work with your default email client, please submit an email with no message to unsubscribe-[LISTNAME]@mlist.cde.ca.gov (e.g., unsubscribe-charter-schools@mlist.cde.ca.gov).

NOTE: The Charter Schools Listserv is not a discussion forum and listserv members cannot post comments or otherwise communicate with other members through these listservs.

Listserv Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are there any rules regarding message content?

Currently, list member postings are not permitted. For individuals interested in sharing important news with charter school colleagues, we invite you to submit requests/recommendations for postings to the Charter Schools Listserv at charters@cde.ca.gov.

My school or personal email service provider has restrictions on specific types of and/or size of attachments. Will this be a problem on the Charter Schools Listserv?

We anticipate sending most emails with hyperlinks to the CDE website where, at the user's option, the documents and information can be viewed, printed, and downloaded. On occasion, we may need to include attachments, but in no case would we forward executable application files. Typical attachment formats may include Microsoft (MS) Word documents, MS Excel Spreadsheets, and Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF).

How do I know if I am subscribed to a list?

You will receive a list-generated confirmation email confirming your subscription.

I subscribed to the list months ago. Now I am not getting any messages, but a colleague at my school is getting messages from the same mailing list. What happened?

Your email address may have been removed from the mailing list due to a problem at your site with your email system. If you are not receiving messages, please re-subscribe to the Charter Schools Listserv by filling in the subscription information at the top of this page.

My email address is changing. What should I do?

If your email address changes, you are responsible for changing your address on the list. You may do so by unsubscribing your old email address in the box at the top of the page and then subscribing with your new email address.

Questions: Charter Schools Division | Charters@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6029 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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