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In response to the article authored by Dr. Vladimir Kogan of Ohio State University, "Value Added vs. Similar Students' Measures: Comparing Two Methods for Holding Ohio Schools Accountable," the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) has identified significant misrepresentations and analysis errors by Dr. Kogan. CCSA has reached out to Dr. Kogan, and although he indicated that his methods are different than those created by CCSA, he continues to erroneously associate them with CCSA.From: In the News.Published November 24, 2015.Last Modified December 7, 2015.
While there is much discussion and debate about the new state accountability system, there is one thing that is certain - California's charter school movement has thrived because of uniform, transparent and clear minimum performance standards.From: In the News.Published November 17, 2015.Last Modified November 17, 2015.
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In November 2015, CCSA publicly called for the non-renewal of chronically underperforming charter public schools. Learn more about our accountability framework and how it informs our advocacy work.From: In the News.Published November 17, 2015.Last Modified November 17, 2015.
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2015 California Charter School Estimated Waitlist by GeographyFrom: In the News.Published May 1, 2015.Last Modified June 9, 2015.
Response to Article in The IE Voice: "Rep. Mark Takano Introduces the Charter School Transparency, Accountability, and Quality Act"
Read CCSA's response to The IE Voice's article, "Rep. Mark Takano Introduces the Charter School Transparency, Accountability, and Quality Act."From: In the News.Published April 3, 2015.Last Modified April 6, 2015.
CCSA has called for the non-renewal of five (5) charter public schools across California that are below CCSA's Minimum Criteria for Renewal. These schools are among the lowest performing schools in the state, have not demonstrated substantial growth over time, and have consistently ranked near the bottom of state and local measures of academic performance.From: In the News.Published December 2, 2014.Last Modified November 16, 2015.
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.From: In the News.Published December 1, 2014.Last Modified November 16, 2015.
CCSA's 4th Annual Portrait of the Movement 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.From: In the News.Published August 26, 2014.Last Modified August 26, 2014.
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.From: In the News.Published August 26, 2014.Last Modified August 26, 2014.
Read CCSA's response to the recently released report: Charter School Vulnerabilities to Waste, Fraud & Abuse.From: In the News.Published May 9, 2014.Last Modified May 9, 2014.
On December 23, 2013, the LA Times published this op-ed by Jed Wallace, president and chief executive of the California Charter Schools Association.From: In the News.Published December 26, 2013.Last Modified January 13, 2014.
The schools represent four schools that are up for renewal by their authorizer this year and two schools that were renewed despite chronic low performance and have failed to improve.From: In the News.Published December 17, 2013.Last Modified February 20, 2014.
Meet Allison Kenda - From Leading a School to Leading on Accountability and School Improvement Statewide
"I've been in the trenches of accountability for the past 10 years," says Allison Kenda, who became Managing Director, Achievement and Performance Management for the California Charter Schools Association after more than 27 years as a teacher and administrator in public schools. In this role, she will work to develop services and supports for schools that are struggling and continue to advance the work of the charter school community to ensure high levels of accountability across the movement.From: In the News.Published October 1, 2013.Last Modified October 2, 2013.
The Los Angeles Times' new editorial "Charter Schools - a report card" discusses how charter schools are improving education for students and the importance of accountability for California charter schools.From: In the News.Published July 15, 2013.Last Modified July 15, 2013.
Editor: I am writing to support the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) leadership in its recommendation to uphold the revocation of the American Indian Model Schools (AIMS) charters.From: In the News.Published June 24, 2013.Last Modified September 5, 2013.
We agree with the Times that not enough low performing charter schools have closed. However, the charter school sector itself is showing signs of correcting, bold actions on accountability that the editorial fails to mention.From: In the News.Published February 25, 2013.Last Modified May 21, 2013.
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This fact sheet describes CCSA's Accountability Framework and Minimum Criteria for Renewal, as well as Academic Accountability Report Cards and accountability-related legislation sponsored by the Association.From: In the News.Published January 3, 2013.Last Modified November 5, 2013.
Jed Wallace, president and CEO of the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) penned an op-ed for Edsource calling for high accountability for charter schools and for the charter community to lead the way.From: In the News.Published January 2, 2013.Last Modified February 19, 2013.
The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) issued the challenge as its new membership survey shows the closure rate for charters in renewal has doubled from year to year but is still leaving far too many schools among the lowest performers, according to state accountability data.From: In the News.Published December 19, 2012.Last Modified June 26, 2013.
CCSA joins nationwide call for closure of under-performing charter schools and expansion of high-quality schools
On Nov. 28, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), which represents government and other entities that approve and oversee charter schools, called on charter authorizers to be more proactive in closing failing schools and opening great ones. Jed Wallace, president and CEO of CCSA, joined the president of the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools and leaders of charter school associations in New York and Colorado in supporting NACSA's call to action.From: In the News.Published November 30, 2012.Last Modified June 26, 2013.
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