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Star News: News from The Board 11/30/15

posted Dec 11, 2015, 12:17 PM by Tina Donahue   [ updated Dec 11, 2015, 12:17 PM by Lisa Griffin ]
News from the Board:
"In case you missed it": The Board met on November 18th for their monthly business meeting. They received an update on the construction of the new campus with a confirmation that construction is on track for our August 2016 opening, discussed current offers on the existing building, approved the updated Election policy to address when and how to do a run-off election, approved the updated Financial Reserve policy to target 20% reserves to be in line with other charter schools and free additional cash for use on the expansion project, reviewed and accepted the annual audit with a clean report from our third party auditors, reviewed the quarterly financials, reviewed and approved updates to the Finance Committee charter and discussed proposed changes to the Website Committee charter.

Upcoming Board Meetings:
December 16th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate
January 20th: Business Meeting at 6:30 PM at Stargate

Stargate Governance 101:
Are Charter Schools public schools? Charter Schools, including Stargate School, are public, tuition-free schools that offer options and opportunities for all students. They are held accountable both academically and financially. Stargate is authorized as a public charter school through the Adams 12 School District and is required to maintain academic standards as well as financial and governance stability. This agreement is renewed every five years with the District and is required to go through an extensive third party review at that time to verify financial stability and governance performance.

If you have a question for the board, please send an email to governance@stargateschool.org.
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