Charter Currents: Supreme Court Rules Districts Must Follow Law When Computing Classrooms Offered Under Prop 39

Published April 10, 2015 13:23

The California Department of Education (CDE), just published the application and requirements for a second round of funding for the Public Charter School Start-Up Grant Program (PCSGP). Conversion charter schools, classroom-based and nonclassroom-based charter schools are eligible for this fundingThe California Supreme Court yesterday ruled this that the Los Angeles Unified District (LAUSD) failed to follow the law when it computed the number of classrooms it must provide to charter schools under the terms of California’s laws that require districts to provide rent-free facilities to charter school.  In Solomon-like fashion, however, the court’s ruling opened the door to excluding some classrooms from the legally-mandated formula that districts must use to develop facilities offers ... 

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