September 01, 2021
August 11, 2021
Governor Newsom announced today that the California Department of Public Health issued a new health order mandating that TK-12 schools must verify the vaccine status of all workers.
August 02, 2021
This Board Bulletin highlights three ways that strategic planning for charter schools is like training for a triathlon.
July 16, 2021
This article addresses recent charter renewal-impacting changes as indicated in the most recent budget trailer bill.
June 28, 2021
Charter school leaders may wish to use this Annual Governing Board calendar to help facilitate oversight responsibilities.
June 24, 2021
Charter school leaders may wish to use this timeline to help facilitate a Lead Administrator's self evaluation.
Charter school leaders may wish to use this form to help facilitate a Lead Administrator's evaluation.
June 14, 2021
The new “growth model” is based on the change in an individual student’s scores on the California Assessment of Progress and Performance (CAASPP) from the prior year to the target year.
June 08, 2021
This article provides an update on key points which charter schools must consider when preparing LCAP and for renewal.
June 07, 2021
This Board Bulletin highlights four customizable tools to increase the professionalism and effectiveness of your school's governing board.
June 04, 2021
This article provides an update on key legislative matters as of June 4, 2021 deadline for all bills to pass out of the house of origin.
Governing Board Compensation Committee Sample Description
Governing Board Finance Committee Sample Description
May 20, 2021
This document gives guidance, though no legal advice, on charter school advocacy and lobbying on pending legislation.
April 28, 2021
April 19, 2021
April 15, 2021
April 05, 2021
CSDC recommends that charter schools strategically select testing options that ensure their school(s) can demonstrate growth in student achievement.
April 02, 2021
Annually on April 1, governing board members and some administrative staff are required to complete the FPPC's Form 700. This bulletin covers some FAQ about the form and offers additional resources.
March 31, 2021
On March 1, the EAAP released an updated, “supplemental” audit guidelines to guide auditors in their mandated reviews of K-12 public schools for 2020-21.
CSDC has developed an Attendance and Distance Learning Compliance Checklist for the 2020-21 school year to help classroom-based schools self-assess compliance.
March 23, 2021
March 19, 2021
Annotated template to support the creation of a compliant LCAP that reflects the overriding objective of the Local Control Funding Formula.
March 17, 2021
Access the recording and supplemental materials for this webinar on March 31, 2021.