California Charter Schools Association
The California Charter Schools Association advances the charter school movement through state and local advocacy, leadership on quality and extensive resources. The Association is also a trusted source of data and information on California’s charter schools for parents, authorizers, legislators, policy analysts, foundations, the press and other interested groups. EdTec is a re-elected member to the California Charter Schools Association Member Council, a body that helps set policy for the California charter school movement.
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the leading national nonprofit organization committed to advancing the charter school movement. The Alliance provides assistance to state charter school associations and resource centers, develops and advocates for improved public policies, and serves as the united voice for this large and diverse movement.
Young, Minney & Corr, LLP
California’s most experienced, knowledgeable and respected firm working in the unique area of charter school law. Young, Minney & Corr offers expertise in every facet of charter school creation, expansion and operation—including charter school petitions, renewals and revocations, employment and labor law, non-profit incorporations, board governance, facilities, student issues, policy development and much more.
The Center for Education Reform
The Center for Education Reform drives the creation of better educational opportunities for all children by leading parents, policymakers and the media in boldly advocating for school choice, advancing the charter school movement, and challenging the education establishment. Through its storehouse of data and unique insights into American communities, CER uses information to turn parents into activists, policymakers into advocates, and educators into reform leaders.
Charter Schools Development Center
The Charter Schools Development Center (CSDC) provides experienced and expert technical assistance, training, and resources to charter school developers, operators, charter-granting agencies, and policy makers in California, nationally, and internationally. The goal of CSDC is to help public education change from a highly regulated, process-based system to one that allows and encourages schools to be more creative, performance-based centers of effective teaching and learning.
National Charter School Resource Center
The National Charter School Resource Center serves as a national center to provide on-demand resources, information, and technical assistance to support successful planning, authorizing, implementation, and sustainability of high-quality charter schools; to share evaluations on the effects of charter schools; and to disseminate information about successful practices in charter schools.
The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Its audiences include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.
California Department of Education: Charter Schools Q&A
Information about obtaining a charter school number; questions and answers about charters; and other state, federal, and private resources.
California Education Code
The CA Education Code, in its entirety.