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Advisory: Monday, April 22 Legislative and Press Briefing on CSBA Charter School Report

When: Monday, April 22 at 11 a.m.; Where: Capitol, Room 447


SACRAMENTO, Calif., (April 17, 2019) – The California School Boards Association’s (CSBA) new task force report Uncharted Waters: Recommendations for Prioritizing Student Achievement and Effective Governance in California’s Charter Schools has gained additional resonance in light of pending legislation related to charter schools. Many of the transparency and accountability recommendations in the report were adopted into law when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 126 on March 5. 

CSBA represents more than 1,000 California school districts and county offices of education and the board members who serve as primary authorizers for charter school petitions. The organization provides a unique and invaluable perspective on the raft of charter school bills moving through the Legislature, which, if passed, will need to be implemented by school boards as stewards of the districts and county offices that are impacted by charter schools. 

Representatives from the California School Boards Association will hold a legislative and press briefing at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 22, in Room 447 of the Capitol to discuss their experiences with charter authorization and the fiscal impact of charter schools, as well as their recommendations in four focus areas:

  • Quality Expectations
  • Equitable Access and Equity
  • Governance and Transparency
  • Elevating and Replicating What Works in Public Education

CSBA President Dr. Emma Turner
CSBA General Counsel Kathryn Meola
CSBA Legislative Advocate Carlos Machado
CSBA Education Policy Analyst Manuel Buenrostro



CSBA is a nonprofit association representing nearly 1,000 PreK-12 school districts
and county offices of education throughout California.