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Department of Education and Charter Schools Association Agree with Civil Rights Group: Public Schools Can't Force Parents to Volunteer

CCSA and Public Advocates issued a joint press release following a united effort focused on the same fundamental goal of doing what is in the best interest of all students.

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January 2015 CEO Message from Jed Wallace

Read the January 2015 CEO Message.

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January 25-31, 2015 is School Choice Week!

School Choice takes center stage during a week celebrating all educational options. The spotlight will shine on effective schools for every child.

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Response to East Bay Express article, "A New Era for Charter Schools?"

Read CCSA’s response to the East Bay Express article,”A New Era for Charter Schools?”

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You be the Judge. Vote Now!

Visit the OMMV Video Gallery and be inspired as you watch videos from across the state that show why charters matter.

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National Charter School Resource Center Releases Case Study of El Sol Science and Arts Academy, Highlighting Promising Effort to Reach English Learner Students

El Sol Science and Arts Academy is profiled in a recent report by the National Charter School Resource Center that highlights their efforts to reach English learner students.

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Response to Los Angeles Times editorial, "Charter schools' volunteer demands may discourage needy students"

Read CCSA’s response to the Los Angeles Times editorial, “‘Charter schools’ volunteer demands may discourage needy students.”

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Response to Long Beach Press-Telegram Letter-to-the-Editor

Read CCSA’s response to a letter-to-the-editor published by the Long Beach Press-Telegram.

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One Movement. Many Voices. One Amazing Video Contest!

As charter leaders, supporters and parents, you are one of the most credible sources for telling the charter school story. Charters are making a positive impact on our communities, but many people do not know about - or understand - charter schools. That’s where you come in. www.calcharters.org/ommv.

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CCSA Calls for the Non-Renewal of 5 Charter Schools as a Result of Academic Underperformance

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.

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