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CharterSAFE Reminder: Summer Risk Management Maintenance Checklist

Now that the school year is coming to a close, it is a great time catch up on maintenance that will help improve safety at your school. This summer maintenance checklist is meant to help you set priorities.

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New CCSA Report Highlights Pacoima's Excellent Charter Schools

The high-poverty, ethnically diverse L.A. community boasts impressive charter schools that outperform local traditional schools.

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Before the School Year is Over--Register for the 2016 CCSA Conference By May 31 & Save Nearly 50%!

CCSA is celebrating the return of the Annual California Charter Schools Conference to Southern California taking place March 14-17, 2016 in Long Beach, CA. The National Charter Schools Week Registration Special of $350 ends 5/31. Learn more about what the conference has to offer, register today as part of your summer plans!

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CCSA Answers: Can a Student with Special Needs who is over Age 19 Generate ADA?

Question: A student who is eligible for special education services and is over the age of 19 would like to complete his high school education at our charter school. Would we be able to collect ADA for this student?

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May 2015 CEO Message

Read the May 2015 CEO Message from Jed Wallace.

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National Charter School Survey 2015

National Charter School Survey requests your input!

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Regional Charter Leader Meetings this Week and New Dates Added!

You still have time to register for meetings this week - Riverside and Ventura/Santa Barbara County (5/27). New dates and locations added for June in Orange County, Modesto (Region 6) and Visalia (Region 7)

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CharterSAFE Compliance Reminder: New Tuberculosis Requirements

Effective this year the TB testing requirement has been changed to allow for the completion of a “risk assessment” rather than a skin test.

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CCSA's Spring Business Managers' Meetings Coming Soon!

Wondering about the 2015-16 State May Budget Revision and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Sign up for CCSA’s Business Managers meetings! We will cover the current funding rates, updates on proposed changes, information on state and federal categorical programs - plus legislative and regulatory updates.

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CCSA Answers: Campaigning on campus for a facilities bond measure

Question: A facilities bond measure is being proposed by our authorizing school district. Our charter school would receive a substantial portion of the bond proceeds for new facilities, should the bond measure pass. Can our board members use charter school materials like computers and copy machines to generate flyers in support of the bond measure and hand them to our teachers to distribute to students and their parents?

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