August 2017

We Stand with Dreamers

Take action TODAY to stand up for the civil rights of all public school students, regardless of their immigration status, by urging your members of Congress to co-sponsor the DREAM Act of 2017, which would allow Dreamers to receive a high-quality education that prepares them for college, career, and a better life for their families. Join us.

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[Action Requested] Sign Letter Urging Trump and Congress to Support DACA and Dreamers

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and its proposed successor, the Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act, have been threatened to end. Please help us support Dreamers and the DACA program by signing a letter from FWD.US urging President Trump to continue his commitment to the DACA program, and urging Congress to pass legislation to protect Dreamers.

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#CCSACon18: Conference Call for Proposals Deadline is Friday, Sept. 22

It’s that time of year again! Make sure to submit your proposals to present a breakout or poster session at the 25th Annual California Charter Schools Conference. The deadline to apply is a few weeks earlier this year. Submissions are due by Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

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DACA. LGBTQ. Bullying. Learn how to address these & other issues in the new school year.

CCSA is sharing resources from our team and our partners in education to help you address the needs of your school community related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, protections for LGBTQ youth, any policies that specifically affect Muslim families, and more.

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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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