Results tagged “conversion”

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  • Fact Sheet: Charter School Conversions: Myth vs. Reality

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    While the majority of charter schools in California are founded as start-up, or new, schools, there's a growing number of those that are conversions of traditional public schools. Many more across the state are considering the conversion process. This fact sheet is to dispel some myths on what conversions are, and outline the benefits they bring to public education.

    From: In the News. Published December 19, 2012. Last Modified October 28, 2013.
  • California Supreme Court Sides With Charter School and District in Conversion Dispute

     

    The California Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Los Angeles Unified School District in a lawsuit brought by the UTLA challenging the District's 2007 approval of Green Dot Public School's Locke High School conversion.

    From: In the News. Published June 28, 2012. Last Modified July 6, 2012.
  • Gompers Preparatory Academy Graduates First Senior Class

     

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    Yesterday, the Gompers story came full circle with the graduation of its first senior class. CCSA was there to capture the graduation ceremony, talking to some of the graduating seniors and adults who were instrumental in the Gompers conversion.

    From: In the News. Published June 23, 2012. Last Modified June 28, 2012.
  • What is an Affiliated Charter School?

     

    There are currently a couple dozen Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools that have petitioned to become "affiliated" charter schools. These petitions were presented to the LAUSD board on May 1, and are expected to be voted on in June.

    From: In the News. Published June 8, 2012. Last Modified May 7, 2013.
  • New Report Shines Light on Conversion Charters

     

    The majority of California's 982 charter schools are independent start-ups. However, among these is a unique group of 139 conversion charters - traditional public schools that converted into charter public schools. Conversion charters represent 16% of California's charter school movement and enroll 25% of all charter school students since they usually have larger student bodies. But what do they look like and how are they doing?

    From: In the News. Published April 25, 2012. Last Modified May 7, 2013.
  • April 2012 Message to Members from Jed Wallace

     

    A message to members from CCSA President and CEO Jed Wallace

    From: In the News. Published April 17, 2012. Last Modified April 13, 2012.
  • 1/13/12 Charter News Round-Up

     

    Charter school news for the week ending January 13, 2012.

    From: In the News. Published January 13, 2012. Last Modified January 13, 2012.
  • CCSA Statement on Rejection of Clayton Charter Conversion

     

    CCSA Statement on Mt. Diablo School Board rejecting charter conversion of Clatyon Valley HIgh School.

    From: In the News. Published November 9, 2011. Last Modified November 9, 2011.
  • Fenton Avenue Charter School: A Story of Successful Charter Conversion

     

    Fenton Avenue Charter School has plenty to boast about - it is a California Distinguished School, has been visited by dignitaries like former First Lady Hilary Rodham Clinton and more students want to go there than for which it has space. That is now, but let's step back to 1993, when the school's staff decided to convert the former Los Angeles Unified School District school into an independent charter school, a tremendously bold step at the time and a key factor of their success.

    From: In the News. Published August 29, 2011. Last Modified March 29, 2012.
  • 4/29/11 Charter News Round-Up

     

    Charter school news for the week ending April 29, 2011.

    From: In the News. Published April 29, 2011. Last Modified April 29, 2011.
  • 4/8/11 Charter News Round-Up

     

    Charter school news for the week ending April 8, 2011.

    From: In the News. Published April 8, 2011. Last Modified April 8, 2011.
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