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Webinar for Perkins Coordinators

On Wednesday, October 25, participate in a live webinar for new Perkins coordinators, hosted by the California Department of Education, to review Perkins requirements. Register here.

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CCSA Answers: Receiving Credit for Emergency Days When Determining ADA

The recent fires in Northern California led to emergency closures at some charter schools. How can charter schools receive credit for emergency days when determining average daily attendance (ADA)?

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Charter School Board Members: CCSA's Governance Academy Begins this Week!

CCSA’s Governance Academy is a free, intensive workshop designed to help school leaders and governing board members increase their knowledge of their legal obligations as stewards of public schools. Learn more about this important workshop and how to register here.

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Submission Deadline Extended for Part 2 of Dashboard Alternative School Status Application

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the CDE emailed all dashboard and Dashboard Alternative School (DASS) coordinators information regarding the submission of part two of the DASS application. Part 1 was due on October 6, 2017. In August 2017, DASS was…

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Grant Opportunity for Teachers: Recreational Reading Mini Grant

The Recreational Reading Mini-Grant (RRMG) provides PreK-5th Grade teachers in Los Angeles County the opportunity to apply for $1,000 worth of books for their classroom libraries. Submissions are due November 17th by midnight. Learn more and apply here.

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Meet Dr. Howard Fuller at the Alternative Accountability Policy Forum

On November 16, author and educational rights activist Dr. Howard Fuller will deliver the keynote address at the Alternative Accountability Policy Forum (AAPF). Learn more about Dr. Fuller, his speech, and AAPF here.

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2017-18 CAASPP Institute Registration Now Open!

Registration is open for the 2017-18 CAASPP Institute! The CAASPP Institute provides local educational agency (LEA) teams with information and strategies for using the CAASPP System to improve teaching and learning. Learn more and register here.

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Deadline: California School Dashboard - Local Indicator Data

The deadline to submit local indicators data for the fall release of the California School Dashboard is December 1, 2017. Learn more about changes to this deadline, local indicators, and more here.

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CCSA Answers: The Importance of Census Day for CALPADS

Question: When is Census Day for reporting data in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) and why is the reporting in CALPADS so important for charter schools?

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CDE Application Deadline for Alternative School Status is Friday October 6

Charter schools seeking alternative school status must complete a Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) application by this Friday, October 6 to be considered an alternative school.

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