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Intellectual Virtues Academy Receives $1.5 Million Dollar Grant

The Intellectual Virtues Academy of Long Beach has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to expand its high school, The Academy, over the next three years. The grant was awarded after a comprehensive review by the John Templeton Foundation, which accepted less than 2% of all proposals from some of the top organizations and researchers in the world.

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CCSA, California Legislative Black Caucus Fight for California's Lowest-Performing Students

View CCSA’s statement on the passage of its sponsored legislation, AB 2637 (Weber), which will provide the state’s lowest-performing students an additional $2,000 in per pupil educational funding.

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California Charter Public Schools Make Attending College a Reality for All Students

CCSA recognized 2018 graduates across California and the charter public high schools that have helped them achieve academic success in honor of graduation season. Learn more.

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Year in Review: California Charter Public Schools

In 2017-18, California charter public schools achieved incredible academic success throughout the state, from dominating U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the best public high schools in California, to receiving multiple awards and accolades from the California Department of Education, and more. California’s charter public schools have demonstrated they are meeting the needs of students and helping them achieve academic success.

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CCSA Moves to Position of Support for AB 1871 (Bonta) Ensuring All Students Most in Need Have Access to School Meals

CCSA is proud to announce support for AB 1871 (Bonta) based on amendments agreed to between CCSA, the author, and its sponsors, the second common-sense compromise CCSA reached by working collaboratively with Bonta’s office in this legislative session.

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CCSA Applauds California Legislature for Making Bold Investments in Historically Underserved Students

Assembly Budget Committee fully funds Charter School Facility Grant Program and proposes $360 million in ongoing funding for African American students.

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CCSA Statement on Aspire ERES Land Procurement for New Campus

CCSA released a in response to OUSD’s unfounded claims that they were not informed of plans by Aspire ERES charter public school to procure land for a new campus and the District’s disconcerting efforts to try to prevent Aspire ERES from providing educational opportunities to the public school students of Oakland.

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State Superintendent Announces Major Recognition of Top California Model Public School In Los Angeles

State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI), Tom Torlakson, announced Multicultural Learning Center (MLC) Independent Charter School has been recognized as the only Los Angeles County public school to qualify for the prestigious distinction of being named a California Model Program and recipient of the state’s 2018 Education for a Global Economy Award and will be honored at a formal award reception on June 1, 2018.

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Governor's May Revise Proposes Additional $21.1 Million for Facilities Funding Shortfall for Charter Schools Serving High Needs Students

CCSA released a statement from Carlos Marquez, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs about the Governor’s May Revision to the State Budget proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

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California Charter Management Organizations Honored in 2018 U. S. News & World Report Best High School Listing

CCSA is proud to recognize two California-based Charter Management Organizations (CMOs), Alliance College-Ready Public Schools and Green Dot Public Schools, that have numerous high schools ranked and awarded medals by U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools 2018 report. This national recognition demonstrates that replicating successful charter public schools through a central operations organization is an effective way to provide more high-quality, accountable charter public schools to communities across California.

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