Charter Schools

Charter Schools

Offering existing and new charter school clients expert legal and strategic counsel from startup through expansion on a range of issues, including:

●  Acquisition, financing and development of new schools and expansion of existing campuses

●  State and regulatory compliance, including Massachusetts Charter School Statute (MGL c. 89 §71), Massachusetts Non­profit Corporations Statute (MGL c. 180), Massachusetts Open Meetings Law (MGL c. 30A, §11A), and Massachusetts Conflict of Interest law (MGL c. 268A)

● Governance, policies and requirements of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

● Lease review and facilities negotiations

● Contract drafting and review

Our partners work with our charter school clients to navigate the maze of regulatory and legal issues to enable them to achieve their missions.