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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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ICYMI: #NCSC17 Highlights

The National Charter Schools Conference (#NCSC17) took place last week at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Charter school supporters from California and across the country gathered to network, learn best practices from one another, and attend breakout sessions and keynote speeches. Check out highlights from this year’s event.

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Four Educators of Color to Seek Approval for Three New LA Charter Schools at June LAUSD Board Meeting

On Tuesday, four men of color will petition to open three new charter schools in very high need areas of Los Angeles. For Boardmembers Steve Zimmer and Monica Ratliff, it will be the last time they vote publicly on anything LAUSD-related.

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More Than 100 Parents Attend East LA College Town Hall

More than 100 parents attended a recent town hall organized by Great Public Schools Now, featuring LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia at East Los Angeles College to testify about their concerns around facilities issues, the lack of high-quality high schools, the failure of magnet schools to prioritize local students, and their opposition to SB 808

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Collective Work Leads to Prop. 39 Win in San Diego

After receiving unsatisfactory initial Prop. 39 facilities offers from the San Diego Unified School District, school leaders from Thrive, Kavod and KIPP charter schools collaborated to address the School Board in April as a unified force to request revisions to their offers, resulting in additional space or discussions around options to meet long-term needs.

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May 2017 CEO Message

Read this month’s CEO Message from Jed Wallace.

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Beating the Odds: Sacramento Charter High School Class of 2017

CCSA congratulates the graduating Class of 2017 at Sacramento Charter High School in Sacramento, 95% of whom were accepted to four-year universities. This is the second year in a row for the charter school to achieve a high percentage of students accepted into a four-year university.

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CCSA Moves to Position of Support for AB1360 (Bonta) - Charter School Admissions and Discipline Bill

CCSA announced its support for AB 1360 (Bonta) based on common sense amendments agreed to between CCSA, the author and its sponsors.

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CCSA Responds to Federal Government's Proposed FY18 Budget

CCSA released the following statement in response to the White House’s proposed FY 2018 budget.

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