The California Legislature's education committees are starting to review bills in the current session. We’re still very early in the legislative process and lots of bills will inevitably fall out through the cycle and will not make it to ...
March 29, 2023
Save the dates! Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30 are the dates for the 2023 Leadership Intensive.
The Leadership Intensive is a weeklong summer training program empowering new leaders with the knowledge, networks, and confidence to run ...
March 16, 2023
Registration is open for the CSDC Advocacy Affinity Group! Complete the form linked below to receive an invite for the next virtual meet-up on March 24.
The CSDC Advocacy Affinity Group is a place for California charter school leaders to ...
March 09, 2023
Mark your calendar for November 8-10 and join CSDC at our annual conference – the not-to-be missed event for California’s charter school leaders!
This year’s conference will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, which is ...
March 01, 2023
Sacramento, CA – Fundamental financing shifts and new definitions for nonclassroom-based schools are up for debate in California education policy in 2023. Since the bill introduction deadline last Friday, February 17, CSDC is now tracking ...
February 22, 2023
Sacramento, CA—This morning, the California State Auditor released a program audit of the Charter School Facility Grant Program (CSFGP) and Conduit Financing Program, largely confirming that the programs are achieving their intended goals, ...
February 16, 2023
Every year, CSDC updates our Charter School Governing Board Sample Policies to reflect changes in the law.
Available exclusively to CSDC Member schools, CSDC’s sample policies repository includes “boiler plate” language ...
February 09, 2023
Sacramento, CA—Governor Newsom reportedly is quietly backing away from a prior plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for school children according to reports in several sources, including the Los Angeles Times and CalMatters. Newsom had ...
February 05, 2023
Sacramento, CA—Late last week, the Newsom Administration released its “trailer” legislation for their 2023-24 budget proposal with details on the proposed Equity Multiplier, additional mandates related to the Local Control and ...
February 05, 2023
Congratulations, the other members of the governing board have elected you to be the board chair for the upcoming year. You switch seats, pick up the gavel, and wonder, “...Now what?”
Taking on the role and the work of the board ...
February 02, 2023