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Charter School Prop 39 Facilities Requests are Due November 1

Commonly referred to as Prop. 39, Education Code section 47614 requires that school districts provide facilities to charter schools.

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New Law Holds Charter Schools Accountable For Producing Results

Beginning January 1, 2013, the “academic achievement” of a charter school’s students will be the most important factor chartering authorities must consider when renewing or revoking a charter.

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School Districts Must Offer Surplus Property to Charter Schools Requesting Notification

New legislation that became effective on June 27, 2012, gives charter schools interested in surplus school district real property priority to buy or lease such property. Senate Bill (SB) 1016 requires school districts seeking to sell or lease surplus property to offer that property first to any charter school that has submitted a written request to be notified of surplus property offered for sale

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California Supreme Court Upholds LAUSD's Refusal to Arbitrate Collective Bargaining Provisions Which Directly Conflict With Charter School Laws

The California Supreme Court, in United Teachers of Los Angeles v. Los Angeles Unified School District (June 28, 2012) __ Cal.4th __ (2012 WL 2428928), has ruled that a petition to compel arbitration should be denied if the collective bargaining provisions at issue directly conflict with provisions of the Education Code.

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Charter School is Liable for Failing to Provide Special Education Services

Charter School is Liable for Failing to Provide Special Education Services

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