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A Safe Haven: LA Charter Nurtures, Educates the Homeless

On Monday August 14, a Los Angeles-based independent charter school opened its doors with a goal to not only change the educational trajectory of its students, but in particular, put homeless children and their families on the path to success.

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Two New Project-Based Learning Charters to Open in Northern & Southern CA This Fall

The school year is around the corner and for two unique California charter schools, they are preparing to open their doors for the first time. Learn about these new project-based learning charters in Northern and Southern California that are reinventing education in their communities.

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Oakland's charter public schools -- delivering results with less

Dirk Tillotson, Interim Executive Director at Oakland Families for Quality Schools, shares in a recent article posted in Medium.com how many of Oakland’s charter public schools are delivering results for their students with far fewer resources.

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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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My charter school saved my life

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

Zip code, 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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Sara Meece Wins 2018 Sacramento County Charter Teacher of the Year Award

CCSA is proud to announce that Sara Meece, Middle School Math and Science Teacher at the California Montessori Project (CMP) American River Campus in Fair Oaks, was named the 2018 Sacramento County Charter Teacher of the Year. Meece now advances to the Sacramento County Teacher of the Year competition, organized by the Sacramento County Office of Education. The winner of the county competition will be announced in August 2017 who will then advance to the statewide competition.

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June 2017 CEO Message

Read the June message from CCSA President and CEO, Jed Wallace.

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Stanford Law School Clinic & Policy Lab Releases Guide to Help Schools Protect Undocumented and Vulnerable Students

A new guide provides schools with information regarding methods by which they can provide the highest quality education to undocumented students and students who have undocumented parents.

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2017-18 Budget Passes Legislature with Funding Increases for Schools

Last week, the California Legislature passed the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year beginning July 1. It now moves on to Governor for his signature. CCSA will issue a full Budget Brief after the Governor signs the budget. View the highlights here.

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