Report 2016-109 Recommendation 24 Responses

Report 2016-109: Uniform Complaint Procedures: The California Department of Education's Inadequate Oversight Has Led to a Lack of Uniformity and Compliance in the Processing of Complaints and Appeals (Release Date: January 2017)

Recommendation #24 To: Education, Department of

To ensure that all charter schools comply with state law and regulations related to the UCP, to the extent a charter school engages in programs that are subject to UCP, Education should by July 2017 include LEA-authorized charter schools as part of its selection of LEAs when conducting Federal Program Monitoring reviews.

6-Month Agency Response

Education utilized updated site selection criteria and included LEA-authorized charter schools in the population of LEAs being reviewed in the 2017-18 school year UCP monitoring plan. Monitoring Reviews begin in September 2017.

  • Estimated Completion Date: October 31, 2017
  • Response Date: August 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

60-Day Agency Response

Education updated site selection criteria to ensure that LEA-authorized charter schools are included in the population of LEAs being reviewed as part of the 2017-18 school year monitoring plan.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 10/31/2017
  • Response Date: April 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2016-109

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.