Included in this special Capitol Update message from Jed Wallace:
* Legislative efforts to address charter school management and governance
* CCSA reaches agreement on charter school governance, finance and operations
* Bills provide clarity, address accountability, and increase access to quality facilities
* Get more information, share your feedback
* State budget passed; watch for new Budget Brief
Learn about Microsoft’s commitment to supporting California charter schools and how CCSA members can can save up to 20% on Microsoft software licenses and up to 70% for personal use for students and staff!
Last week, representatives from Leonardo da Vinci Health Sciences, Darnall and Arroyo Paseo attended a meeting at Senator Vargas’s office to discuss legislation that is relevant to charter schools.
We are pleased to announce that CCSA and LAUSD have agreed to stay the Proposition 39 litigation, which this year, has enabled more than 16,000 LAUSD charter school students to return to district buildings.
City and district propositions are adding an additional $425 per student to the operating funds of the 13 operating charter schools in San Francisco, welcome news in these terrible economic times.
Rocketship has petitioned the County Office of Education to start an additional 20 schools over the next 5 years, adding to the five it already has open.
Aimed at improving the quality of asthma care and asthma education, by asking parents to nominate their child suffering from asthma, and their child’s school;
Must charter school developers collect signatures from tenured teachers only?
Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* State Budget: Countdown to July 1
* Legislative Update
* ESEA (also known as No Child Left Behind) Reauthorization Moves Forward
* State Allocation Board
We are pleased to announce that CCSA and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have agreed to stay the Proposition 39 litigation, which this year, has enabled more than 16,000 LAUSD charter school students to return to district buildings.
Evaluation grants to fund the evaluation of innovative youth programs or services that are most effective and that promote scholastic, professional, athletic, and/or other excellence in youth, or that provide youth with new opportunities for health, personal growth, and success
Question: Is there funding available to help provide meals to low-income preschool students at a charter school?
Will you be in Atlanta for the 2011 National Charter Schools Conference this week? Be sure to swing by the exhibit hall to meet some CCSA vendor members. For instance, meet up with the friendly folks from Hertz Furniture who are raffling off a trip to Hawaii!
Interested in exploring LEA status for special education for the 2012-2013 school year? Get the details on the critical June 30 deadline.
The next session will cover what you need to know about incorporating as a nonprofit public benefit corporation, as well as best practices and compliancy for a Charter School’s Tax Exempt Status.
CCSA wants to help charter schools access this funding and provide much needed cash to charter school projects.
New information about Governor Brown’s veto of the budget.
How can parents have an impact in Sacramento? How do you get a meeting with your legislator? What is the process for a proposed bill to become a law? Get the details from Families That Can.
San Diego schools! This is a fantastic opportunity coming for our charter parents to become involved in educational conversations.
Arturo Delgado has been appointed as the new Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Superintendent of Schools. He most recently served as the superintendent of San Bernadino Unified School District.
Have you always wanted to meet a President of the United States? Here’s your chance!
Question: Can charter schools reduce the number of instructional days they offer from 175 to 170 and still receive full apportionment?
Awards student-created short videos or games that teach a lesson about the importance of financial literacy
Seeking renewal of your charter? Don’t forget this important date: September 15. And be sure to attend the upcoming webinar series created just for you.
CCSA is excited to announce that Corri Tate Ravare started as the new executive director of Families That Can today. Watch a video from Corri where she shares her perspective as a charter school parent and describes her vision for Families That Can.