April 2016

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2016 Best High Schools Rankings

U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2016 Best High Schools Rankings

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From Dual Language Immersion to Science and Arts, El Sol Science and Arts Academy Charters Student Success

For the past 13 years, students have graced the halls of the El Sol Science and Arts Academy, a dual immersion charter school focusing on arts and science in Santa Ana.

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New Report: A Step Up: How Charter Schools Provide Higher Levels of California Public University Access

Read CCSA’s new report, “A Step Up: How Charter Schools Provide Higher Levels of California Public University Access.”

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CCSA Responds to LA Times Story on Retirement Benefits

CCSA provided the following response to the Los Angeles Times article “Retiree benefits become a flashpoint in the battle between charters and traditional schools.” The story focused on a retirement plan offered at a single charter school, which used to be a traditional school.

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For Students at Hardy Brown College Prep, College is Not a Dream; It's a Destination

At Hardy Brown College Prep, every student is a scholar.

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Envision Academy Shapes College-Bound Storytellers and Achievers

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Since 2006, Envision Academy of Arts & Technology, a charter public school, has prepared high-school students to be effective and creative leaders by merging personalized curricula with adept storytelling in order to cultivate a project-based learning environment.

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Downtown College Prep: 95% of Students Enroll in College

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The proof-points tell DCP’s success story—95% of students enroll in college after high school and 10% return to DCP to serve as faculty and staff.

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Character Day! Join Thousands of Schools on September 22, 2016

Character Day is an exciting global day where students and educators from around the world screen short films on the science of social and emotional learning and character development from different perspectives.

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Collaborative and Individualized Learning is Key at Sycamore Academy of Science and Cultural Arts

Noisy classrooms bustling with activity are no problem at the Sycamore Academy of Science and Cultural Arts. In fact, they’re encouraged!

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Fresno Charter School Receives Start-up Grant from Walton Family Foundation

Aspen Public School received a $250,000 start-up grant from Walton Family Foundation as part of its $1 billion commitment to education.

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Fact Sheet: A Step Up - College Readiness

How Charter Schools Provide Higher Levels of California Public University Access

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Fichas de datos: Un informe sobre un paso más

Como Las escuelas chárter proporciona mayores niveles de acceso a las universidades públicas de California

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Read CCSA's Op-Ed: If You Build a Charter School, They Will Come - It's the Building Part That's Tricky

The Voice of San Diego published the following op-ed submitted by CCSA If You Build a Charter School, They Will Come - It’s the Building Part That’s Tricky on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

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Aspire Schools in Richmond: A Home of their Own

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What does success look like for a charter public school in Richmond, California? For starters, it means having a new, modern school site in which to learn. Add to the equation a site that accommodates two schools focused on academic performance for underserved students, and you have a recipe for success.

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