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Bob Coontz-CharterSAFE Safety Grant

Does your team have an innovative approach to risk management? Are you a CharterSAFE member? Apply for CharterSAFE’s second-annual Bob Coontz-CharterSAFE Safety Grant Program. Designed to amplify creative school-based projects in loss control and related hazards, grant awards range from…

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CCSA's Governance Academies Conclude this Week!

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: Differences for Charter Public Schools When Completing the California Dashboard Local Indicators

QUESTION: What are the differences for charter public schools when completing the California Dashboard Local Indicators? ANSWER: Charter public schools must complete local indicators just like traditional public schools. If they do not complete the self-reflection tool and finalize their…

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CCSA Answers: Differences for Charter Public Schools When Completing the California Dashboard Local Indicators

Question: Does AB 1871: Charter Schools: Free and Reduced-Price Meals apply to Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools? Answer: Charter schools must provide one nutritionally adequate meal a day to eligible students. However, a nonclassroom-based charter school must only provide a meal for…

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Register at the $350 CCSA Back-to-School Registration Rate

We hope your school year is off to a fantastic start. Take five minutes this week to lock-in the low registration rate for the 26th Annual CCSA Conference taking place the week of March 11, 2019 in Sacramento, CA. We…

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Prepare Your School's Request for Facilities Under Prop. 39

Application deadlines for Proposition 39 (“Prop. 39”) facilities for the 2019-20 school year are right around the corner, so it is critical that charter schools begin the process now. Prop. 39 is an initiative passed by California voters in 2000…

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Save the Date: CCEE Releases 2018-19 Schedule of Trainings

The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) is offering a variety of professional learning opportunities during the 2018-2019 academic year to help you or your team build knowledge and capacity. (The CCEE is a statewide agency that works to strengthen…

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California Credit Union Annual 2018 Teacher Grant is Now Available: Deadline to apply is October 19, 2018

The California Credit Union supports teachers who want to make a difference with our bi-annual Teacher Grant Program. We are pleased to support the education community by offering our Teacher Grant Program. The Grant is designed to assist educators by…

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Road Map for Special Education: A Few Reminders to Start the Year off Right

Making sure everything is in place for special education can be overwhelming. Direct-Ed has provided a simple checklist to make sure you cover the basics and students’ program and services are compliant.Administration and Oversight: Sufficient budget to meet students’ needs (all…

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CDE clarification for PCSGP applicants

Thanks to all who attended CCSA’s recent PCSGP “How to” webinar. In response to member questions, we provide some information on nonprofit status below. The CDE has clarified that PCSGP applicants must be a non-profit entity and in good standing…

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