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Reminder: CAST Testing Date

The California Science Test (CAST) field test will be available on April 2, 2018. Learn more about who is required to take the CAST and more here.

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Register for the 2017-18 CAASPP Institute

Give a team of educators the opportunity to continue learning about and implementing all components of the CAASPP System to support teaching and learning at the 2017-2018 CAASPP Institute. Learn more.

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CCSA Answers: Importance of the December 15 CALPADS Fall1 Submission Deadline

Learn why the December 15, 2017 certification deadline for the CALPADS Fall 1 submission is important for your school.

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Don't Forget to Respond to School District ADA Projection Letters by January 2, 2018!

Under Prop. 39 regulations, school districts were required to express objections to ADA projections in charter school Prop. 39 facilities requests by December 1, 2017. Charter schools must respond by January 2, 2018 to the district’s objections. See template response letters and learn more here.

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Registration Open for the CA School Dashboard/LCAP Module Training Session

The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) has announced that registration is now open for the CA School Dashboard/LCAP Module training session on January 10, 2018. Attendees will explore the most recent changes to the Dashboard and considerations for Year 2 of the LCAP.

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CCSA Answers: Passing Time and Charter School Instructional Minutes

Learn about when passing time during a charter school day counts toward instructional minutes.

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Reminder - Reserve Your Tickets for Charter School Night with the LA Clippers

Charter schools across Los Angeles are invited to attend the 4th Annual Charter School Night on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Staples Center as the LA Clippers take on the Toronto Raptors. Sign up here.

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Final Reminder: December 1, 2017 California School Dashboard Deadline

All charter schools must submit their Local Indicators by December 1, 2017 for the California School Dashboard or they will receive a “not met” in their Fall 2018 dashboard. Learn important information about what you are required to report and how to report here.

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Next Week: HR Building Blocks Workshop & Webinar

Don’t miss this in-person workshop and webinar that will provide you with essential elements needed to build a strong HR framework for your charter school’s success, answers to your HR questions, and employment laws for 2018. Register here.

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CCSA Answers: 2018 Changes to Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts

Learn about changes to Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts designated by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for 2018 and how this will affect your school’s employees.

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