New California Court of Appeal ruling on charter schools
Charter schools seeking approval of additional school sites must do so through a material revision of their charter, and not through the charter renewal process.
Study compares district-run and charter schools
A study that examines district-run and charter schools in Oakland across three dimensions: student need, resource levels and resource use, has raised a number of important and troubling equity issues.
Charter schools and Proposition 39 compliance
Lozano Smith provides a helpful resource for charter schools to make sure districts are compliant with Prop 39.
Charter schools must obtain separate approvals for new schools, renewals, and revisions, court rules
Lozano Smith provides information about charter school approvals.
Charter school FAQ: General
Charters schools are public schools. They are non-sectarian, tuition-free and open to any student who wishes to attend.
Charter school FAQ: Admission, oversight, & funding
Enrollment figures show that charter school students are just as diverse (racially and economically) as students who attend traditional district schools.
Charter school FAQ: Academics
Every charter school is allowed the freedom to create its own educational methodology.