Charter Currents: CSDC’s Preliminary Thoughts on School Reopening
Published May 28, 2020 07:35
Sacramento, CA—As the wild and crazy ride that was the 2019-2020 school year winds down, charter school administrators and governing boards need to make difficult decisions regarding the upcoming school year with little or no constructive guidance from state or federal officials and no promised additional flexibility relative to complex and restrictive state and federal laws. With strong prospects for additional waves of COVID-19 infections, schools will need to prepare for a full range of contingencies, varying stakeholder opinions, tightening budgets, and other contingencies. This briefing paper offers CSDC’s initial take on facts and information to add to the complicated and difficult conversations being held by charter school leadership.