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Did Your School District Receive a Prop. 39 Request Today?

November 2013 Number 78 Commonly referred to as Prop. 39, Education Code section 47614 requires that school districts provide

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SB 177 Amends Existing Law to Require Immediate Enrollment of Homeless Students and Authorizes Such Students to Participate in All Extracurricular Activities

Governor Brown recently signed Senate Bill (SB) 177 into law, amending and adding provisions to the Education Code regarding the rights of homeless youth. Effective January 1, 2014, SB 177 amends Education Code section 48850 to require schools, including charter schools, to immediately enroll homeless students upon request.

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AB 570 Provides Guidance for Voluntary Enrollment in Continuation High Schools

October 2013 Number 66 Governor Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 570, which expands the parameters of continuation education in California.

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California Supreme Court Rules Charter School Revocation Procedures Constitutional

August 2013 Number 42 The California Supreme Court recently held that California's statutory revocation procedures for charter schools are constitutional and provide sufficient due process.

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Court of Appeal Says That the Dismissal of a Charter School Student Does Not Require an Expulsion Hearing

July 2013 Number 40 In Scott B. v. Board of Trustees of Orange County High School of Arts (June 14, 2013) ___ Cal.App.4th ___ 2013 WL 2687979, the court of appeal upheld the "dismissal" of a

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Legislature Extends and Revises Requirements Related to Charter Schools and Surplus Property

July 2013 Number 38 As part of the trailer bills adopted to implement the 2013-2014 State Budget, the Legislature extended until July 1, 2016, the requirement that school districts offer surplus property to interested charter schools.

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School Districts Now Have Guidance to Determine the Number of Classrooms to Provide Charter Schools Under Prop. 39

January 2013 Number 5 For the first time, a California Court of Appeal has provided guidance on how to determine the number of classrooms school districts must provide charter schools under Proposition 39 ("Prop. 39").

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Charter Schools: Four Common Pitfalls For School Districts To Avoid

January 2013 Number 4 Charter schools offer advantages to school districts by providing parents a wider choice of educational placements for their children.

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