In the past, students with special needs were separated from their classmates and pushed into separate classes and schools. Over the past decade, educators have moved from exclusion towards inclusion. But how do you design a school program to support that approach? In 2010, PUC Schools piloted a new model - see their successes to date and what they've learned.
"We commend the Governor and California's Legislature for having created a fairer and more rational way of funding all public schools in the state and for having directed greater funding to schools serving high need students while providing greater flexibility to school districts to address the needs of students.
Hoang Pham, who teaches first graders at KIPP Empower Academy, was recently one of four teachers in the country selected for the Sue Lehmann Award from among 23 semi-finalists and 117 regional nominees.
Nothing beats real world learning - students at Da Vinci recently got a shot of real world inspiration from Gwynne Shotwell, who shared her passion for engineering.
A recent article in LA School Report ranked schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) based off the state's similar schools rank.
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The California Charter Schools Association is proud to award $1,500 college scholarships to five deserving charter high school graduates at Association member schools.
It may be hard to believe a student with a 4.61 GPA could ever make mistakes or lack courage. "I was a coward," Hamidah Mahmud told her fellow graduates at Granada Hills Charter High School's commencement last week. Read the rest of her great speech!
Synergy Charter Academy in South Los Angeles has been named the Best Urban Elementary School in America by the National Center for Urban School Transformation. Synergy's 953 API makes it the highest performing elementary in Los Angeles - 88 percent of the school's students qualify for free or reduced price lunch.