Re: Dbyates on CA Charter Schools

Charles (quester@eskimo.com)
Sun, 2 Feb 1997 18:36:00 -0800 (PST)

On Sun, 2 Feb 1997 Dbyates@aol.com wrote:

> qualifications. The law here says that the petition must be signed by ten
> percent of the teachers in the district or fifty percent of the teachers in
> *a* school. The *a* is important because if you are converting a current
> school the signatures do not have to come from that school. Also if you had a
> small school in the district you could go to it to get your fifty percent.

You mean if we want to convert School A, whose staff is wholly opposed to
the idea, we need only trot over to School B, get 51% of its teachers to
sign, and we can then force conversion on School A?

I doubt this is what the law means. I sure hope it isn't. What a
disaster that would be!

Charles