California: Chico school loses charter partly from alleged open meeting violations

The Chico Green School lost its charter and state funding partly because the school allegedly violated the Brown Act, California’s open meetings law. The attorney for the Green School said the Brown Act did not apply to charter schools since the act did not mention them.

The judge who withdrew the state funding said charter schools provide services to the public, use public funds to finance the services and are therefore subject to the Brown Act. -db

From the Chico Enterprise-Record, August 20, 2011, by Roger H. Aylworth.

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