April 10, 2013
The California Charter Schools Association is the membership and professional organization serving California's 1,063 charter public schools. For parents, members of the public and media, CCSA provides fact sheets, research reports, video and more about charters across the state.
CCSA is taking a lead role in assessing charter school quality and ensuring appropriate accountability within the movement by establishing clear and transparent academic performance expectations for charter schools.
Learn About Charter Schools
- Understanding Charters
- Charter Myths
- Considering Charter Schools
- Fact Sheets that cover general and timely topics; many are available in Spanish.
- Hundreds of videos on YouTube with information about challenges charters face and innovative and award-winning programs and schools across the state.
- News from CCSA
- Snapshots reports:
- Similar Students Measure: a different lens to look at school performance, answers "How is that school doing compared to other schools serving a similar population of students?" A map enables you to look at charter and district schools in any area.
Families that Can is the statewide organization of charter school families, educates, empowers and mobilizes parents to hold our elected leaders accountable for ensuring every child has access to a high-quality public education. We advocate for quality public school choices, fair treatment and equal resources for charter public schools, and the advancement and growth of successful charter schools.
California Charter Schools Association Advocates (CCSA Advocates), is a 501(c)(4) organization dedicated to increasing the involvement of the charter school community in the public policy arena, creating a pipeline of charter school supporters and activists, electing public officials who support California charter schools, and growing the political influence of the California charter school movement.