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Young, Minney & Corr, LLP is dedicated to our clients’ success — which includes providing you with valuable resources above and beyond our direct legal representation and technical assistance. We hope that the following documents, templates and links will be of use to you. Use the buttons below to quickly jump to the resource section you’re searching for.

These sample documents do not constitute legal advice
As the information contained in these documents is necessarily generally, or created to meet a client’s particular factual circumstances, their application to a particular set of facts and circumstances may vary. We do not recommend that you act on this information or rely on these sample documents without consulting legal counsel. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@mycharterlaw.com.​

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Sample Proposition 39 Form and Instructions

Newly updated for the 2020-21 school year and beyond. This document provides charter schools with a template it can use in requesting facilities from a school district under Proposition 39. It also includes detailed instructions on how to fill out the template request, what information that will need to be attached to the request, and a sample intent to enroll form.

Form and instructions Download »
Prop. 39 and Implementing Regulations Download »
Spanish version of re-enroll form Download »
PowerPoint presentation in partnership with CCSA regarding Prop. 39 requests for 2010-11 school year Download »

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Facilities Review Checklist

Many charter schools use facilities provided by religious institutions. While this is legal the charter school’s location in a facility alongside religious institution can trigger separation of church and state issues (i.e., establishment of religion). This Checklist can be used to assess the facility to determine if changes or modification need to be made to the facility in order to avoid a lawsuit or legal challenge by the granting agency. Download »

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Independent Study Legal Compliance Checklist

The Independent Study Legal Compliance Checklist enumerates the basic legal requirements for a nonclassroom based charter school along with the corresponding legal citation, and a column for checking when legal requirements are completed. Non-classroom based charter schools may use this list to perform a self-assessment in order to ensure legal compliance in an area where even the small most technical errors could mean loss of apportionment. Download »

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Stipulated Use Agreement for Release of Records

This document can be used in the situation where a charter school agrees to provide directory information on its students to substantiate a request for Proposition 39 facilities. Although not legally required to provide this information to support a Prop. 39 request, should a charter school choose to release information about it students (e.g., name, address etc) it should do so only if the receiving school district executes a form of confidentiality agreement. Download »

Note: Some of the documents we’re providing are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. This format allows the retention of all formatting and creates documents that are much smaller than the original word processing files. To be read, PDF files require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not already have this application, it can be downloaded for free from Adobe at: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html. If you would prefer to receive any documents in Microsoft Word, please contact Melanie McAlpine at 916.646.1400 or mmcalpine@mycharterlaw.com.

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