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Looking back on social media that resonated last year

The new school year is upon us! As everyone settles back in, we’re still in a reflective mood and recounting all of the amazing things we accomplished together and the stories we shared with you all on our social media…

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California Wildfires 2018: Resources for Charter Schools

Was your school community impacted by summer wildfires? CCSA closely monitors wildfires throughout the state and works with impacted charter schools to help them navigate challenges. See a list of resources CCSA has put together to help schools.

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2019 California Charter Schools Conference Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2019 California Charter Schools Conference is now open. Register today!

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California's Charter Schools are Putting African American Students on the Path to Success

Unfortunately, neighborhood, skin color, and income level still determine the kind of education children receive in California. The good news is that California’s charter public schools are providing families of color with more choices for their child’s education, allowing them the opportunity to choose the learning environment they feel is best for their child. Learn more about how California’s charters are putting African American kids on the path to success.

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My charter school saved my life

In honor of Black History Month, La Kea harper, an African American alumna from College Bridge Academy in Compton, shares how her charter school saved her life.

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My kids' charter schools keep them safe and focused on what matters most: their education.

Theda Justiniani, Sacramento-area charter parent, shares how charter schools have helped her children get on the track to success.

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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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