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2019 Annual Conference CPE credit form
Program: Louisiana Charter Schools Conference; Type: Template
Receive credit for attendance at CPE/CLE eligible events at the 2019 Annual Conference.
2019 Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness
Category: Advocacy, Community Engagement; Type: PDF, Toolkit
HOW CHARTER SCHOOLS CAN SUPPORT STUDENTS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
Education is a critical tool to address the needs of students experiencing homelessness. For these students, school can be a vital source of stability. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is a federal law that provides rights and services for students experiencing homelessness. It applies to all local educational agencies (LEAs) and public schools, including public charter schools. This toolkit is intended as a charter school-focused resource that explains the basic legal requirements of the McKinney Vento Act, while highlighting a few examples of best practices from the charter school community
Louisiana Charter School Board Legal Handbook
Category: Legal; Type: Handbook, PDF
2014 Louisiana Charter School Board Legal Handbook
Louisiana Charter School Handbook for School Administrators
Program: The Bottom Line, The Top Shelf; Category: Governance, Legal, Policy; Type: Handbook, PDF
The purpose of this School Leader Handbook is to help explain many of the complex rules and regulations that apply to public charter schools. Please note that this handbook is a summary of the majority of the existing rules and regulations that apply to your school and is not intended to cover all scenarios your school may face, nor is it designed to provide legal advice.
National Charter School Resource Center
Category: General Information; Type: Website
The National Charter School Resource Center, as a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is dedicated to bringing helpful and actionable resources to charter school parents, teachers, those opening a charter school, and more.
Open Meeting Laws Guide (2019)
Program: The Bottom Line, The Top Shelf; Category: Accountability, Governance, Legal, Policy; Type: Information Sheet, PDF, Policy Brief
2019 legislative guide for the Open Meetings Law
SPED Advisory Council Guidelines (2019)
Program: The Bottom Line, The Top Shelf; Category: Accountability, Governance, Legal, Special Education; Type: Information Sheet, PDF, Policy Brief
2019 legislative requirements for the SPED Advisory Council
Student Fee Policies (2019)
Program: The Bottom Line, The Top Shelf; Category: Accountability, General Information, Governance, Legal, Policy, Student Rights; Type: Information Sheet, PDF, Policy Brief
2019 legislative requirements for school student fee policies