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LAUSD Board District 1 Candidate Forum - May 14, 2014

This June there is an election for School Board District 1 that could tip the balance of the board in favor of kids and schools.

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CCSA Commends Antioch Unified School Board for Closing R.A.A.M.P. Charter Academy

CCSA supports closure of R.A.A.M.P. Charter Academy by the Antioch Unified School Board.

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San Diego Charter Community Gathers Today to Protect Students and Oppose AB 1531

Dozens of San Diego's charter parents and leaders take a firm stand against Assembly Bill 1531 at a press conference in front of the district offices of Assemblymembers Gonzalez and Weber.

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Celebrate National Charter Schools Week 2014 with CCSA

Every year, National Charter Schools Week gives us an opportunity to raise awareness about our charter schools and the charter school movement. Join us and celebrate this year May 4-10, 2014.

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2014 National Charter Schools Conference Held June 29 - July 2 in Las Vegas

Held June 29 - July 2 in Las Vegas, the National Charter Schools Conference is one of the best professional development opportunities of the year for charter school professionals.

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CREDO at Stanford Releases California Statewide Charter School Study

CREDO released a new report, Charter School Performance in California, providing an in-depth examination of the results for charter schools in California. It is also an update to CREDO's first analysis of the performance of California's charter schools released in 2009.

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March 2014 Message to Members from Jed Wallace

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I was excited and privileged to see so many of you, nearly 3,000 to be exact, at the 21st Annual California Charter Schools Conference March 3-6 in San Jose.

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CREDO Study Finds Los Angeles Charter Schools Outperform District School Peers

CREDO released a new report finding that the typical Los Angeles charter school student gains more learning in a year than his or her district school peer, amounting to about 50 more days of learning in reading and an additional 79 days of learning in math.

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It's A Wrap! Highlights from the 21st Annual Charter Schools Conference

In addition to 160+ workshops, 250+ exhibitors, a Parent Summit, the Hart Vision Awards, Susan Steelman Bragato Scholarship winners and many special programming events, there were celebrations designed to recognize excellence, refuel passion and reignite imagination.

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Response to Ed Source "Special education needs a 'do-over,' state panel told"

On March 6, 2014, Ed Source posted an article "Special education needs a 'do-over,' state panel told." Read CCSA's response to this post.

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