Highlighting inspiring efforts that parents, teachers, school leaders and board members are making across the state and how CCSA is supporting that work through increased parent organizing work, our new Teacher Advocacy Fellowship and work to engage charter board members
Today, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) reported that veteran board member, Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has passed away.
On November 27, 2013, the East Bay Express published an opinion piece, "Oakland Needs a Moratorium on Charter Schools." CCSA wrote the following response.
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.
The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) announced its latest data on the number of new charter schools in the 2013-14 school year, including information on student enrollment across the state.
Growth in California Charter Schools Continues to Gain Momentum
On Wednesday, October 23, Oakland families gained two exciting new secondary school options. Oakland Unified School District approved Education for Change's proposal fr a new middle school, Epic Charter School, as well as East Bay Innovation Academy, which will serve grades 6 through 12. Both will open in the Fall of 2014.
Tremendous momentum as 104 new schools open this fall, how Prop. 39 is making a difference for schools and exciting wins on SB 740 funding
New 9th Street Campus Opens in LA Garment District Housing LAUSD Elementary, Para Los Niños Charter Middle School and Family Center
Students from Para Los Niños Charter Middle School performed at the ribbon-cutting for the new 9th Street campus, which opened its doors in downtown LA this fall.
San Diego Cooperative Charter School places a high value on the full inclusion of all students, including those eligible for special education services. However, they had challenges and frustrations with the structure for special education delivery. Learn how they worked with others to create a new option and how it has benefited their school community.