SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Charter schools will now need to follow the same rules that public school districts follow, in terms of transparency and accountability.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed the bill into law Tuesday. The law says public money must go through the same rules and scrutiny that all public money goes through whether it’s invested in traditional public schools or in a non-profit charter.READ MORE: Person Suspected Of Shooting At Roseville Police Officer After Attempted Traffic Stop Big Rig Ends Up Perched Precariously On Guardrail After Crash On I-5 In Woodland
The measure will ensure that charter school governing boards observe the same open meeting, conflict-of-interest, and disclosure laws as traditional public schools.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Mother Of 4 Killed After Stopping To Help Pedestrian Who Had Also Been Hit
The law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.