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Scholarship Prep - "Miracle on 17th Street"

Scholarship Prep in Santa Ana serves a 96% Hispanic, 85% socioeconomically disadvantaged, and 56% English learner population, reflecting the make up of their surrounding community. However, their their academic results are remarkably different.

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Save The Date: January 20-26, 2019 is National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week (NCSW) provides an exciting opportunity, every year, for teachers and administrators to celebrate what makes their schools great! NSCW is an opportunity to raise public awareness of the different types of public education available, including charter…

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Charter Schools Continue to Excel on English Language Arts and with Historically Disadvantaged Student Groups

Sacramento, CA - Results from the 2017-18 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) released by the California Department of Education today indicate that statewide academic performance has remained consistent for charter public schools and traditional public schools (TPS)….

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Thuy Wong Steps into CEO Role at CharterSAFE

Earlier this summer, Thuy Wong was named the new president and CEO of CharterSAFE, California’s largest insurance and risk management provider exclusively serving charter public schools. The organization has played a critical role in the growth of the charter school…

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Myrna Castrejón se convertirá en Presidenta y CEO de la Asociación de Escuelas Charters de California, a partir de enero de 2019

La Asociación de Escuelas Chárter de California (CCSA, por sus siglas en Inglés) anunció hoy que su junta directiva ha seleccionado a Myrna Castrejón como su nueva presidenta y directora ejecutiva (CEO), a partir de enero de 2019. Castrejón sucederá a Jed Wallace, quien se desempeñó como presidente y CEO desde 2009.

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Myrna Castrejón to become President and CEO of California Charter Schools Association, Effective January 2019

The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) announced today that its board of directors has selected Myrna Castrejón as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 2019. Castrejón will succeed Jed Wallace, who has served as president and CEO since 2009.

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The #CCSACon Back-to-School registration rate ends this Friday!

The Back-to-School registration rate of $350 for members expires THIS Friday, October 12, 2018! Take five minutes to lock-in the low registration rate for the 26th Annual CCSA Conference happening the week of March 11, 2019 in Sacramento, CA. We…

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A Mother Shares Her Reason for Choosing Empower Charter School: Its Dual Language Immersion Program

Charter schools provide parents the power to choose the best public education option for their children. For one mother in San Diego, she found exactly what her daughter needed at Empower Charter School.

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Students from rural, farming communities plant seeds for success in school and life

Grimmway Schools in Kern County is doing incredible work to help teach literacy and the importance of healthy living to their students, majority of whom are Latino and English language learners. Learn how they help their students achieve great academic results.

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Safety First! Latina Moms Organize for the Safety of Students

Latina charter school moms gather to ensure change for the safety of students, demonstrating the power and benefits of strength in numbers. #LatinoHeritageMonth

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