WA Charter School Commission
The Charter School Commission (CSC) is an independent state agency that authorizes high-quality public charter schools throughout Washington, with an emphasis on authorizing schools that offer opportunities for at-risk students. It is one of two types of entities permitted to authorize public charter schools in Washington. The CSC provides leadership and oversight consistent with national principles and standards as well as the provisions of the state’s charter school law. The Charter School Commission resides in the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for administrative purposes only. The appropriation for the commission is transferred to a new program under OSPI effective July 1, 2017. All data for these functions have been transferred to OSPI beginning July 1, 2017.
To authorize high quality public charter schools and provide effective oversight and transparent accountability to improve educational outcomes for at-risk students.
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Operating Budget: Summary
|2017-19 Appropriations||Appropriated Funds||Expenditures|
|Amount||Estimated Balance||2015-17 Actual||2017-19 Estimated||2019-21 Proposed|
|General Fund - Basic Account - State||497,000|
|WA Opportunity Pathways Account - State||546,000|
|Charter Schools Oversight Account - State||227,092|
|Total Appropriated Funds||1,270,092|
Operating Budget: Program Summary
Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium
|2016-17 Actual||2017-18 Estimated||2018-19 Estimated||2019-20 Proposed||2020-21 Proposed|
|FTE Staff Years||3.2|