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Don't Miss CCSA's Governance Academies!

Back by popular demand, the California Charter Schools Association is bringing back our Governance Academy, offered in partnership with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP (San Diego and Los Angeles), and Young, Minney and Corr, LLP (Bay Area and Sacramento).

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CCSA Answers: Lobbying Against Anti-Charter Legislation

Question: Can charter school board members visit elected officials in Sacramento to lobby against proposed anti-charter legislation?

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Prop 39 Applicants: Did the District Provide a Final Offer of Facilities?

Under Prop. 39 regulations, school districts are required to make final offers of facilities to eligible charter schools by April 1. Charter schools must respond to these preliminary offers by May 1, or 30 days after the final offer whichever is later. Read on for additional information and template response letters.

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Regional Meetings for SoCal and Bay Area Schools to Improve Community Engagement Programs

The National Network of Schools in Partnership, a non-profit organization working to help schools install, improve and enhance community engagement and partnership programs, is offering SoCal and Bay Area charter schools the opportunity to learn best practices on how to increase their reciprocal, meaningful and sustainable community engagement programs.

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Don't Miss CCSA's April LCAP Basics Workshops!

Struggling with the new LCAP dashboard? Want some assistance in how to use LCAP to tell your school’s compelling story? Come get hands-on assistance from the experts at the Charter School Management Corporation (CSMC).

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CCSA Answers: New LCAP Template and California Dashboard

Question: I know that a new LCAP template was released in November 2016. We have a three-year, 2015-2018 LCAP that has already been adopted. Do we have to transfer our LCAP to this new template?

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Are You Ready for Your Renewal Process?

Let us help you with your school’s renewal! Many factors can impact the successful renewal of your charter. That’s why we strongly encourage you to plan to submit your charter by September 15, 2017 if you’re up for renewal in 2017-2018.

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Deadline Soon: Complete the 2017 Member Satisfaction Survey for a Chance to Win Prizes!

CCSA values your opinion! Please respond to the Member Satisfaction Survey to tell us how we can better support your school and charter schools across California and for a chance to win prizes. Learn more about the prizes and submission deadlines here.

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2017 Member Satisfaction Survey: Ridgecrest & Harvest Ridge Cooperative Charters are Winners!

Ridgecrest Charter School in Kern County and Harvest Ridge Cooperative Charter in Placer County filled out the 2017 CCSA Member Satisfaction Survey and received $250 gift cards through our BuyQ partner, S&S Worldwide. Are you interested in winning, too? Take just 10 minutes to complete the CCSA Member Satisfaction Survey today.

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Don't Miss CCSA's April LCAP Basics Workshops!

Struggling with the new LCAP dashboard? Want some assistance in how to use LCAP to tell your school’s compelling story? Come get hands-on assistance from the experts at the Charter School Management Corporation (CSMC).

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