Did you know that CCSA has over 50 online resources dedicated to special education?You will find an array of resource guides, fact sheets and online training videos covering a wide range of special education topics.
Nineteen California charter school students were among just 1,000 students nationwide selected for the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program. GMS rewards high-performing, low-income students by fully covering the cost of pursuing a degree in any undergraduate major at the accredited college or university of the recipients' choice. See the full list of students and their schools.
CCSA recently Health Sciences High & Middle College and met four students who shared their thoughts on why they chose HSHMC, education reform ideas, what makes a great teacher and their dreams for the future.
Cameron Curry, Executive Director, The Classical Academies, Discusses his New Book on Charter School Leadership
Cameron Curry is a strong advocate for school choice and he provides ongoing support to charter school developers with questions, resources, and information on independent study operations and programming.
The "parent trigger" law was passed by the California Legislature in January 2010 and has been making headlines ever since.
If you are renewing in the 2013-14 school year, CCSA is here to support you!
CCSA's Regional Meetings offer charter school leaders a rare and important opportunity to meet in-person and focus on advocacy and collective action.
Nearly 200 charter school parents, leaders, teachers and students came to the State Capitol on May 8, 2013 to advocate for charter schools during the 20th Anniversary Advocacy Day.
On May 14, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his 2013-14 fiscal year budget proposal.
May has been another remarkable month for CCSA members across the state.
KPCC: Arts in schools: Charters use dance, string instruments to motivate students Sacramento Bee: Gov. Brown's school funding plan runs into lawmakers' concerns KPCC: Which revenue picture will state lawmakers use for public schools? LA Times: California drops a...
Marysville Appeal Democrat: Walden advocates for charter schools at Capitol EdSource: Lower-income districts would benefit from 55 percent parcel tax threshold, study suggests Sacramento Bee: Dan Walters: Love could kill Jerry Brown's school plan LA Times: Editorial: A return...
Newsweek recognized America's top 2000 high schools. It also identified Transformative Schools and Top 25 in the West.
The Edith and Ely Broad Foundation named the three finalists for the 2013 Broad Prize for Charter Public Schools: **Achievement First**, **KIPP Foundation** and **Uncommon Schools**.
Sacramento Bee: California advocates mark 20 years of charter schools KTXL Fox40: California Charter Schools Seek To Spread Influence EdSource: Many charter schools to begin offering transitional kindergarten in fall 2013 LA Community Organizations: Letter to the Next Mayor...
Parents and Charter School Leaders Will Make Their Voices Heard at the State Capitol During National Charter Schools Week
More than 150 school leaders and parents attending the California Charter Schools Association's (CCSA) 20th Anniversary Advocacy Day will meet with elected officials to discuss the impact charters are having on students and how policy will impact future charter success.
About 150 charter school leaders and parents will attend the California Charter Schools Association's (CCSA) 20th Anniversary Advocacy Day and will meet with elected officials to discuss the impact charter schools are having on students and how current legislative policy will impact future success.
Four charter schools were recognized as "Exemplary Schools" for "their successful and innovative efforts to promote the arts," according to the California Department of Education (CDE).
We are pleased that LA's mayoral candidates are having a debate focused on education on May 7th and will listen with interest to what they have to say. We hope LA's next mayor will use the role to push for great public schools.
KNBC Los Angeles: Granada Hills Charter Wins 3rd Consecutive National Academic Decathlon, El Camino Real Charter places 2nd LA Daily News: CHIME charter wins state special education award EdSource: Washington and Sacramento must end Cold War on education EdSource:...
U.S. News released its prestigious ranking of the nation's best high schools. One third of the nation's top 100 schools are charter public schools, including 9 California schools.