Petitioner Requirements

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Requirements Prior to Petition Submission 

Charter Department meeting at least 30 days prior to petition submission

Letter of Petition Intent signed and submitted at a Board meeting during Public Comment at least one week before petition submission

Petitioner Assurances and Disclosures signed and submitted at a Board meeting during Public Comment at least one week before petition submission

Requirements for Petition Submission

Petition master copy tabbed and in a binder separate from the Appendix (1)

Appendix master copy tabbed and in a binder separate from the Petition (1)

Thumb-drive with Petition master and Appendix master in PDF format (1)

File naming: Petition_[school name]_[Petition submission date > format 090817]

File naming: Appendix_[school name]_[Petition submission date > format 090817]

Petition copies, non-bindered, and non-tabbed (24)

Appendix copies, non-bindered, and non-tabbed (3)

Petition order, forms, format, and District Required Language

SCUSD Petition order (Coversheet, Table of Contents, Requirements Prior to Petition Submission Checklist, Letter of Petition Intent, Petitioner Assurances and Disclosures, Assurances-General, Assurances-Health, Introduction, Executive Summary, Charter Goals, E1 – E15, Impact on District, Miscellaneous, Conclusion, and Signature Page/s)

Page numbers on the bottom (centered)

Times New Roman/12 pt. font

 Required SCUSD forms, format, and District Required Language in  petition

  • SCUSD Coversheet (Format in template)
  • SCUSD Table of Contents (Format in template)
  • SCUSD Requirements Prior to Petition Submission Checklist (Form)
  • SCUSD Letter of Petition Intent (Form)
  • SCUSD Petitioner Assurances and Disclosures (Form)
  • SCUSD Assurances-General (Form)
  • SCUSD Assurances-Health (Form)
  • SCUSD E14 – Dispute Resolution (District Required Language)
  • SCUSD APR format for data and academic reporting (Format in template)
  • SCUSD APR format for enrollment and student group information (Format in template)

Appendix order

SCUSD Appendix order (Coversheet, Table of Contents, and Contents)

Page numbers on the bottom (centered)

Deliver petition materials to the Charter Department on [date (collaboration of submission date is encouraged)]

Requirements After Petition Submission

Monitor and follow District provided Petitioner Timeline

Formatting check of draft petition: Optional (Submit to Charter Department no later than [date]. Charter Department will respond within 3 working days.)

Site Visit completed by [date based on petition submission date]

Capacity Interview participation on [date based on petition submission date]

Public Hearing attendance on Thursday, [date based on petition submission date]

Timely submission of signed MOUs by [date based on petition submission date] (Independent charters only)

Board Action attendance on Thursday, [date based on petition submission date]

Respond timely to District inquiries and requests