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  • New Report Finds Charter Schools Receive Significantly Lower Funding than Traditional Public Schools

     

    The University of Arkansas releases a report finding that funding disparities between traditional public schools and public charter schools are growing in many states and major cities.

    From: In the News.Published April 30, 2014.Last Modified April 30, 2014.
  • Did You Know? Our Top 5 Funding Wins for Charter Schools in 2012

     

    Each year, CCSA advocates for fair and adequate funding for charter schools. In 2012 we fought for, and with your help, secured many funding wins for charter schools.

    From: In the News.Published April 17, 2013.Last Modified June 26, 2013.
  • Take Action to Support Federal Funding for Charter Schools

     

    Four public charter school champions in the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking support for an increase in federal funds for the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP).

    From: In the News.Published April 16, 2013.Last Modified April 16, 2013.
  • 8/10/12 Charter News Round-Up

     

    Review of top charter news stories featured in the media for the week ending on August 10, 2012.

    From: In the News.Published August 10, 2012.Last Modified August 10, 2012.
  • Charter School Parents, Students and Leaders from Across California Rally at State Capitol for Funding Equity

     

    Some 1,500 parents, students, leaders and supporters from charter schools across California rallied at the State Capitol steps to demand equitable funding for the state's 982 charter schools.

    From: In the News.Published March 1, 2012.Last Modified March 6, 2012.
  • Join Us for the 2012 Charter School Funding Equity Rally!

     

    On February 29, supporters of the California charter school movement gathered on the steps of the Capitol to demand funding equity. Why? Because charter school students are public school students. They should have access to same levels of funding as any other public school student!

    From: In the News.Published February 13, 2012.Last Modified March 1, 2012.
  • Helping Charters Create Fiscal Stability

     

    Charter schools throughout California continue to struggle with budget and cash flow issues, due to funding inequities between charter schools and traditional public schools. Expert presenters at the 19th Annual California Charter Schools Conference will support you in balancing you budget and helping you to create long-term fiscal stability for your school.

    From: In the News.Published February 6, 2012.Last Modified February 10, 2012.
  • CCSA Statement on LAO Report Comparing Funding for Charter Schools and Their School District Peers

     

    This statement was issued today by Jed Wallace, president and CEO of the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) regarding the release by the California Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) of a report comparing funding for charter schools and their school district peers.

    From: In the News.Published January 26, 2012.Last Modified October 26, 2012.
  • Top 10: Most Popular Videos of 2011

     

    Throughout 2011, CCSA posted more than 40 videos to our YouYube channel, defining the charter school movement, highlighting inspiring figures within it, and allowing students, staff and leaders to explain the tough issues facing California's charter schools. From San Diego to Sacramento, from timelapse to interviews to animated pieces-- CCSA videos run the gamut.

    From: In the News.Published December 28, 2011.Last Modified January 10, 2012.
  • CCSA Wins Result in More Funds for Charters

     

    CCSA has achieved wins at the legislative level that result in more funds for charters and has been successful in defeating legislation that would cost charters dearly.

    From: In the News.Published November 15, 2011.Last Modified May 7, 2013.
  • Update CDE Data by July 15 to Ensure Full Funding in 2011-12

     

    The California Department of Education (CDE) is still accepting updates to schools' socioeconomic data used to make funding determinations for Economic Impact Aid (EIA), Title 1, and other categorical funding programs for the 2010-11 school year. EIA funding can be rectified as far back as 2009-10. One of our members recently updated their socioeconomic data at no charge and received an EIA boost to the tune of nearly $200,000!

    From: In the News.Published May 31, 2011.Last Modified June 1, 2011.
  • Looking For Solutions to Charter Schools Funding Inequity and Access to Financing

     

    In California, there is a persistent and clear pattern of funding inequity for charter schools. It is an issue that has been exacerbated by the tough economic times the state has gone through for the past decade. CCSA continues to work on increasing charter access to working capital options that allow schools to address their financial needs so they can focus on educating students.

    From: In the News.Published May 9, 2011.Last Modified May 9, 2011.
  • School Finance Reform: CCSA in Action at the State Capitol

     

    CCSA's Government Affairs team makes public school funding a top priority. Today, Assemblymember Julia Brownley, chair of the Assembly Education Committee, held an informational hearing on developing a new structure for school finance, and CCSA was in attendance on behalf of our members. Our major message at the hearing was that CCSA encourages the Legislature to look to charter schools as laboratories: we can help!

    From: In the News.Published March 23, 2011.Last Modified March 23, 2011.
  • CCSA Statement on Governor Jerry Brown's 2011-12 Budget Proposal

     

    On behalf of the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA), President and CEO Jed Wallace, issued this statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown's 2011-12 budget proposal.

    From: In the News.Published January 10, 2011.Last Modified January 10, 2011.
  • Seeking Funding Equity for Charter Schools at Every Level

     

    As state and federal revenues continue to be in short supply, many localities are seeking to supplement their education funding with local measures. Most prominent among these local measures are local parcel taxes - a local property tax that allocates funds for a specified purpose. A local school district board of education has the authority to place a property tax on the ballot, requesting that local voters agree to levy the additional tax on behalf of local public schools.

    From: In the News.Published August 17, 2010.Last Modified August 17, 2010.
  • Groundbreaking Deal Could Revolutionize Funding for Charters

     

    In a potentially groundbreaking financing deal that closed earlier this month, Birmingham Community Charter High School in Los Angeles received $3 million for working capital through a Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN) offering. This was the first-ever RAN financing using a state-intercept mechanism to close in California for charter school working capital, and this structure has the potential to assist more charter schools moving forward.

    From: In the News.Published August 11, 2010.Last Modified August 11, 2010.
  • CCSA Applauds Federal Government Extension of Charter Schools Program and Selection of California as Race to the Top Finalist

     

    The Federal government announced today that California is one of 18 finalists in Race to the Top Phase Two, as well as the approval of the Charter School Program renewal, which assists charter schools across the state with start-up cost. CCSA has worked diligently on both issues, and is excited for these steps forward.

    From: In the News.Published July 27, 2010.Last Modified August 4, 2010.
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