CCSA’s new report takes a look at 10 outstanding California charter public schools and the effective and innovative approaches behind their special education programs, their best practices for implementation, and what policy arrangements have allowed them to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.
As California transitions to a new accountability system based on the Common Core standards, CCSA moves forward in the public call for non-renewal of two chronically underperforming charter public schools.
CCSA has called for the non-renewal of five (5) charter public schools across California that are below CCSA’s Minimum Criteria for Renewal. Download the PCNR 2014 Press Kit materials.
An estimated 547,800 students are enrolled in charter public schools across California for the 2014-15 school year. An additional 87 new charter schools opened their doors, bringing the total number of charter schools in California to 1,184.
CCSA’s 4th Annual Portrait of the Movement report tells the story of what has happened in California’s charter school movement over the past five years, why it has happened, and what can be done to ensure continued growth and momentum in the sector.
Growth in California charter schools continues to gain momentum as over 500,000 students enroll in charters, and an estimated 50,000 students remain on waiting lists.
In the fall of 2012-13, California saw 109 new charter schools opening their doors at the beginning of the school year. The number of new schools pushed the total of charter schools in California to 1,065, the largest number of charters in any state in the country.
Press kit for the 2012 National Charter Schools Week, including press release, daily blogs, and success stories celebrating 20 years of California Charter Schools.
Despite incredible budget challenges, 100 new charter schools opened their doors across the state in 2011-12, while enrollment surged by more than 13%, from 365364,000 024 students in 2010-11 to over 412,000 students. This growth brings the total number of charters in California to 982—the largest of any state in the nation.
CCSA has published a research report which details the performance and enrollment trends of African American students in both charter public and traditional public schools.
CCSA’s first annual Portrait of the Movement report is now available. The report details charter schools’ academic performance using the new Similar Students Measure (SSM) and an expanded accountability framework, both of which utilize existing state achievement data. Portrait of…
California charter schools continue to grow in popularity, and register unparalleled growth.
In the fall of 2010-11, California saw its most significant increase, with 115 new charter schools opening their doors at the beginning of the school year.
The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) held its 17th Annual Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center from March 1 to March 4, 2010….
On December 15, the California Charter Schools Association announced that Jed Wallace, the Chief Operating Officer at the nationally-renowned High Tech High charter school organization based in San Diego, was selected by its Board of Directors to serve as its…
California charter schools are experiencing explosive growth, roughly 20 percent growth for two years in a row. This consistent growth is phenomenal given this tough economic climate and it speaks to the choices that both parents and teachers are making and their demand for high-quality educational options. The solid growth in charter school enrollment demonstrates that parents - and teachers - realize charters are mainstream options.”
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