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Attention: School Operations and Purchasing Staff

The annual California Charter Schools Buyers’ Guide is available now with tips to save your school time and money. Find out what’s inside and start saving today.

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CharterSAFE: Navigating Employee Benefits

On Wednesday, March 18, Karla Rhay from the California Schools Employee Benefits Association will present two sessions at the California Charter Schools Conference about the changes you needs to know about that impact employee benefits at all schools.

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CCSA Answers: Enrolling Concurrently in a Private and a Charter School

Question: Can a child, who is enrolled in a private Independent Studies Program, also enroll concurrently in a charter school?

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Public Charter Schools Grant Program Planning and Implementation Grant (Round 2) Application Now Available

Apply Today! March 18, 2015 is the application deadline for Round 2 of the Public Charter Schools Grant Program (PCGSP) from the California Department of Education.

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Capitol Update 2/26/15

Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* Bill Introduction Deadline This Friday 2/28
* Two Anti-Charter Bills Introduced
* Pupil-to-Teacher Ratio Calculations for Independent Study
* Prop. 39 New Energy Expenditure Plan Online System will be available Friday, February 27
* Learn at Conference, Lead at Advocacy Day

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CCSA Conference: Last Chance to Save! Standard Registration Deadline Extended to March 6 + Chance to Win a $100 Dinner in Sacramento!

Haven’t registered for CCSA’s Annual Conference taking place March 16-19, in Sacramento? There’s still time—- March 13 is the last day to register online AND you’ll be entered to win $100 toward dinner— learn more.

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Council for Exceptional Children Hosts Family Day April 11: Free Admission for First 250 Families!

The Council for Exceptional Children is inviting families with students with disabilities to be part of the 2015 CEC Convention & Expo Family Day on Saturday, April 11 at the San Diego Convention Center. Admission is FREE for the first 250 families; $25 per family thereafter.

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Council for Exceptional Children Offers CCSA Members Special Conference Rate

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the nation’s largest association for special educators, is offering a special rate for CCSA members to attend the upcoming CEC 2015 Convention and Expo in San Diego, April 8-11.

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February 2015 CEO Message

Read the February 2015 CEO Message from Jed Wallace.

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CCSA Answers: Why is this Round of Funding the Best Opportunity to Maximize E-Rate Benefits for Charter Schools?

Question: One of our students is planning to spend her spring semester of 10th grade enrolled in a semester abroad program. Would this student need to de-enroll with our charter school, enroll in the new program for the semester, then apply for admission to our school again upon her return?

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