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CCSA Applauds Federal Ruling Blocking Trump's Order on Sanctuary Cities

As supporters of San Francisco County and Santa Clara County’s Complaints for Injunctive Relief, we are happy to learn of the courts ruling against President Trump’s ‘sanctuary jurisdictions’ executive order. Learn more about CCSA’s efforts to support this court ruling.

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California Charter Schools Top U.S. News Rankings of the Best Public High Schools

U.S. News & World Report released their annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country, of which nine of the top 10 schools are charter schools, including California’s very own Pacific Collegiate Charter in Santa Cruz which was ranked number 10 in the nation and number 1 in California. California charter public high schools represented nearly 20 percent of the rankings’ 2,600 schools. See which schools made it to the top 100.

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CCSA Applauds 2016 Honor Roll Schools

226 California charter schools were well represented on the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) list of 1,866 California public schools named a 2016 Honor Roll school.

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CCSA Congratulates Charter Schools Awarded Gold Ribbon Awards for Academic Excellence

CCSA is proud to recognize more than 30 charter schools throughout California who have honored under the Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. See the full list of schools recognized.

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CCSA Responds to PPIC 'Californians and Education' Study

The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) today released the ‘Californians and Education’ study examining Californians perceptions on education policy and the changes that are underway in K through 12 education statewide. Three questions were particularly relevant to the charter school movement. View PPIC’s questions and CCSA’s response.

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CA Charter Schools Beating the Odds: Charter Students Learning More than Peers in Traditional Schools

The fifth Portrait of the Movement report shows that California charter schools continue to beat the odds by helping their students achieve at higher levels than their peers in traditional public schools.

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One Week Left Until National Charter Schools Week May 1-5, 2017!

There’s one week left until National Charter Schools Week this May 1-5, 2017! Check out these ideas from CCSA and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools to celebrate your school.

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CCSA Issues Statement on LAUSD Board Resolution

Four LAUSD board members (McKenna, Schmerelson, Vladovic and Zimmer) voted in support of resolution 089, in support of three of the California Teachers Association’s (CTA) anti-charter bills this legislative cycle, including SB 808 (Mendoza).

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CCSA Files Amicus Briefs in Support of San Francisco and Santa Clara County's Motion Against Executive Order Stripping Funding from the Counties

The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) recently joined amicus briefs in support of San Francisco County and Santa Clara County’s Complaints for Injunctive Relief. The lawsuits seek immediate relief from the enforcement of Section 9 in President Trump’s Executive Order titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.”

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Registration Deadline Extended: Advocacy Day 2017

Join more than 400 charter school leaders, teachers, parents, and students at CCSA’s Advocacy Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to discuss with your local legislators issues facing your charter school. Registration for Advocacy Day has been extended to Friday, April 21. Learn more about Advocacy Day and how to register here.

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