CASBO Resources

Reopening Schools in the COVID-19 Climate: A DWK Conversation on Charter School Reform

Posted by Sara Bachez on Sep 25, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Business officers and other business department staff play a key role in the charter school petition and renewal processes and in fulfilling charter authorizer oversight functions and responsibilities.

Following a series of charter school reform-related efforts over the past two years, significant changes were made to the Charter Schools Act by Assembly Bill (AB) 1505 in multiple areas, including the charter petition process, charter renewals and related appeals.

To learn how we got here with charter school reform, we have partnered with Attorney William Schuetz, Jr., of Dannis Woliver Kelley, to present this recorded webinar in our summer series, in which we:

  • Discuss some of the circumstances leading up to AB 1505, including the provisions of SB 126, SB 75 and the State Charter School Task Force; and
  • Provide an overview of the changes implemented by AB 1505 and how they’ll affect your district as an existing authorizer now or in the future.
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Topics: School Business Professional, Coronavirus, Chief Business Official, Governmental Relations, COVID-19, Reopening California Schools, California Schools, CBO, Fiscal Considerations, Facilities, HR, Advocacy, Budget, Economic Crisis, California Politics, DWK, Charter School, Charter School Reform, California Charter Schools

Reopening Schools in the COVID-19 Climate: A DWK Conversation on AB 5: Navigating Special Ed

Posted by Sara Bachez on Aug 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Since the enactment of AB 5, the legislation that codifies and expands the scope of the ABC test to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or statutory employee, many questions have arisen on how this law will affect local education agencies (LEAs).

To provide you with best practices guidance on how to navigate the requirements of AB 5 as your LEA provides special education services, we’ve partnered with the attorneys at Dannis Woliver Kelley to present this recorded webinar in our summer series, in which we:

  • Explore what this new law means for school districts,
  • Identify the pitfalls to avoid, and
  • Provide insight into special education services.
 
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Topics: School Business Professional, Coronavirus, Chief Business Official, Governmental Relations, COVID-19, Reopening California Schools, California Schools, CBO, Fiscal Considerations, Facilities, HR, Advocacy, Budget, Economic Crisis, California Politics, Special Education, SpEd, DWK