Prop 39 Applicants: Reminder to Respond to the District's Preliminary Offer by March 1

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February 21, 2014 On February 1, districts were required to make a preliminary offer of facilities to each eligible charter school. Charter schools must respond to the district's preliminary offer no later than March 1, 2014, expressing any concerns with the offer and/or making a counter-offer. Have you received your preliminary offer?

If YES -

Under the Prop. 39 regulations, a charter school must respond to the district's preliminary offer by March 1, expressing any concerns, addressing differences between the preliminary offer and the charter school's request, and presenting any counter-offer. CCSA has prepared a template letter for members to use in responding to a district's preliminary offer. Find the template here.

If NO -

You should request a preliminary offer of facilities right away. CCSA recommends that you do so using the template available here.

We recommend that you work with your legal counsel in drafting your response to your district.