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Coming Soon: Early Bird Registration Deadline for 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference

The Early Bird registration deadline for the 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference is coming up on Friday, November 30. Don’t miss out on this chance to take advantage of low rates!

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CCSA Calls for Closure of Seven Academically Underperforming Charter Schools

CCSA has called for the non-renewal and closure of seven charter schools across the state as part of charter schools’ commitment to accountability.

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California's Charter Schools Grow, Over 1,300 New and Expanded Charter Schools Open in 2018

(CCSA) announced that an estimated 660,000 students are enrolled in 1,323 charter public schools in California for the 2018-19 school year.

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CCSA Con: Get pumped for Election Day, register and save!

Join an audience of over 3,200 charter school leaders, teachers, board members, administrators, political leaders, business partners and community stakeholders at the 26th CCSA Annual Conference taking place March 11-14, 2019 in Sacramento. Register today and look forward to sessions…

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Scholarship Prep - "Miracle on 17th Street"

Scholarship Prep in Santa Ana serves a 96% Hispanic, 85% socioeconomically disadvantaged, and 56% English learner population, reflecting the make up of their surrounding community. However, their their academic results are remarkably different.

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Save The Date: January 20-26, 2019 is National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week (NCSW) provides an exciting opportunity, every year, for teachers and administrators to celebrate what makes their schools great! NSCW is an opportunity to raise public awareness of the different types of public education available, including charter…

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Charter Schools Continue to Excel on English Language Arts and with Historically Disadvantaged Student Groups

Sacramento, CA - Results from the 2017-18 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) released by the California Department of Education today indicate that statewide academic performance has remained consistent for charter public schools and traditional public schools (TPS)….

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Thuy Wong Steps into CEO Role at CharterSAFE

Earlier this summer, Thuy Wong was named the new president and CEO of CharterSAFE, California’s largest insurance and risk management provider exclusively serving charter public schools. The organization has played a critical role in the growth of the charter school…

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Myrna Castrejón se convertirá en Presidenta y CEO de la Asociación de Escuelas Charters de California, a partir de enero de 2019

La Asociación de Escuelas Chárter de California (CCSA, por sus siglas en Inglés) anunció hoy que su junta directiva ha seleccionado a Myrna Castrejón como su nueva presidenta y directora ejecutiva (CEO), a partir de enero de 2019. Castrejón sucederá a Jed Wallace, quien se desempeñó como presidente y CEO desde 2009.

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Myrna Castrejón to become President and CEO of California Charter Schools Association, Effective January 2019

The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) announced today that its board of directors has selected Myrna Castrejón as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 2019. Castrejón will succeed Jed Wallace, who has served as president and CEO since 2009.

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