How Dehesa School District Overhauled Charter Oversight

A single-elementary school district, Dehesa, made headlines in 2019 for failing to hold its charter schools accountable. Three were a key part of the statewide A3 charter scheme prosecutors said defrauded the state of $400M.

Dehesa got a new superintendent within months of the indictment, and later a new charter oversight process.

This summary originated from a story produced Kristen Taketa for The San Diego Union Tribune.