LAUSD Board Votes on "Founding Parent" Resolution this Tuesday

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December 9, 2011 LAUSD board member Bennett Kayser has introduced a resolution seeking to clarify policy on the use of "founding parent" preferences by LAUSD-authorized charter schools. Overall, the resolution aligns with CCSA's position which is that charter schools should be able to give a preference to parents who were involved in the start-up of the school, but that it is ill-advised and inappropriate for this preference to be extended past the opening period.

The LA Weekly wrote an article a couple of months ago looking at this issue and we have also fielded calls from the LA Times about this.

CCSA has submitted the following letter to Boardmember Kayser regarding his proposal: