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Sign Up Today for CCSA's Pre-Conference LCAP Workshop!

For months you’ve been asking for a charter-specific LCAP workshop. We’ve heard you! Don’t miss this chance to get all of your LCAP questions answered! At this in-person pre-conference workshop, charter experts from A Plus Charter Consulting, Inc. and ExED…

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The Cooke Young Scholars Program: A Pre-College Scholarship for High-Performing 7th Grade Students with Financial Need.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation runs a program for high achieving secondary students that have financial need called the Cooke Young Scholars Program. This program provides funding to high-achieving students for enrichment programs, academic and college advising, and a cohort…

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Science: It's Elementary!

To showcase the importance of using formative assessment practices to support learning, and as part of a statewide effort to raise awareness about the importance of science education starting in the early primary grades, the California Department of Education (CDE)…

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CCSACon: Find Your Next Great Vendor Partner at the Annual Conference Exhibit Hall!

In addition to over 150 breakout sessions, numerous networking opportunities, social activities and plenary sessions, the 26th Annual CaliforniaCharter Schools Conference will feature a robust Exhibit Hall that offers attendees the chance to gather information on exciting, cutting-edge products that…

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Prop 39 Applicants: Did Your District Provide a Preliminary Offer of Space?

On February 1, districts were required to make preliminary offers of facilities to eligible charter schools. Have you received your preliminary offer? If YES Under Prop. 39 regulations, a charter school must respond to the district’s preliminary offer by March…

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Statement from CCSA President and CEO Myrna Castrejón on passing of Dr. Michelle King

CCSA President and CEO Myrna Castrejón released a statement in response to the passing of former Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent, Michelle King.

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CCSACon: Programming highlight-Funding sessions with resources, best practices, and more!

The 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference program will bring together 4 days of over 150 breakout sessions, poster sessions, plenaries, networking opportunities and more! Programming Highlight: Funding Sessions Funding sessions will provide timely and critical information on charter school…

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CCSACon: Check out our programming!

The 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference will feature programming covering the most important issues facing charter schools. Join an audience of over 3,200 charter school leaders, teachers, community members, and policy makers by registering today at charterconference.org. Did you…

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Starting this year, all charter schools will be included in CDE's special education monitoring process.

What is special education monitoring? The California Department of Education (CDE) measures a series of data points aligned to the Special Education State Performance Plan (SPP) and the California Dashboard Indicators. The SPP is required by the federal Office of…

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LAUSD Charter School Community Vows to Fight Back After LAUSD Board Asks State to Ban New Charter Public Schools

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) charter school students, parents, teachers, leaders and advocates today announced that they will fight back after the Board of Education put politics before kids and approved a resolution encouraging Sacramento politicians to ban charter public schools in Los Angeles.

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