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  • Las Escuelas Chárter de Los Angeles Están Inscribiendo a Estudiantes Ahora

     

    Las escuelas públicas chárter de Los Ángeles están aceptando solicitudes de familias para el año escolar que comienza en el otoño de 2014.

    From: In the News.Published January 23, 2014.Last Modified January 23, 2014.
  • Los Angeles Charter Schools are Open for Enrollment

     

    Los Angeles charter schools are accepting applications from families for the school year starting in fall 2014.

    From: In the News.Published January 23, 2014.Last Modified January 23, 2014.
  • A Parent's Eye View of State Politics: Charter parent Lanie Holmer testifies before the CA Assembly

     

    Lanie Holmer, a parent at Westlake Charter School in Sacramento, testified before an Assembly committee on behalf of her school and all charter schools. "I had to say something," she says, "I'm the voice for my child and my school and if I don't, only the voices on the other side of the issues would be heard."

    From: In the News.Published May 24, 2012.Last Modified June 4, 2012.
  • Fact Sheet: Choosing the Right School for Your Family

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    This fact sheet is designed for families who are interested in learning more about charter schools. It includes statistics about charter schools in California and the nation, and offers tips for families to choose the right school for their children.

    From: In the News.Published May 7, 2012.Last Modified May 7, 2013.
  • Parents, Staff and Students from Woodland Star Charter School Take On Sacramento

     

    When Sheila Reilly, Administrator at Woodland Star Charter School in Sonoma, heard about the governor's budget proposal and the anti-charter legislation in the pipeline at CCSA's Winter Regional Meeting, she knew it was time for action. So she got a bus and brought five teachers, six boardmembers, a handful of parents and the school's entire 8th grade class to participate in various parts of the CCSA Conference and Advocacy Week in Sacramento.

    From: In the News.Published April 23, 2012.Last Modified April 13, 2012.
  • CCSA Presents Award for Volunteer of the Year To WISH Charter School Parent Erika Higgins Ross

     

    Hart Vision Charter School Volunteer of the Year Award to Erika Higgins Ross of WISH Charter School presented at the 19th Annual Charter Schools Conference in Sacramento, CA.

    From: In the News.Published February 29, 2012.Last Modified March 6, 2012.
  • 5,000+ L.A. Parents Demand Better Public Schools at the "Schools We Can Believe In" Rally

     

    On Saturday, Feb. 4, well over 5,000 parents, students and teachers from across Los Angeles joined education officials and leaders for the "Schools We Can Believe In" rally at Exposition Park, to demand high-quality public schools in every neighborhood, quality space and equal funding for all public school students.

    From: In the News.Published February 4, 2012.Last Modified March 6, 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.
  • Charter Parents Get Inspired and Empowered at "Camp Educate"

     

    Earlier this month, parents from across the state gathered in Los Angeles for Camp Educate, a three-day training retreat led by Educate Our State, a parent-lead group which advocates for high-quality public education in California. Several dozen charter parents attended the event.

    From: In the News.Published November 25, 2011.Last Modified November 30, 2011.
  • Parent Voices Make the Difference on Charter School Facilities

     

    More than 150 charter schools across the state submitted requests for facilities to their districts under Proposition 39 last year and many did so again this year by the Nov. 1 deadline. They won't receive final offers of space until April, but Families That Can has already started working with several schools to harness one of their most powerful resources - their parents.

    From: In the News.Published November 17, 2011.Last Modified November 17, 2011.
  • Check Out the New Families That Can video!

     

    Check out our new video on Families That Can, a statewide organization of charter school parents, and find out how to get your voice heard!

    From: In the News.Published July 26, 2011.Last Modified July 29, 2011.
  • San Diego Parent Summit Engages Families in Improving Public Education

     

    Regional Director Lisa Berlanga participated in a San Diego parent summit on June 25. The summit was an opportunity to hear a panel of educational leaders address the question, "how do we improve public education?"

    From: In the News.Published July 1, 2011.Last Modified August 2, 2011.
  • Getting to Know: Corri Ravare, the new Executive Director of Families That Can

     

    Corri Tate Ravare is the new Executive Director of Families That Can, CCSA's statewide organization of charter school families. Ravare brings a wealth of experience to the job, most recently having served as president of Inner City Education Foundation (ICEF) Public Schools, a network of 15 high-performing charter schools serving 4,600 students in south Los Angeles. Read the interview with Corri.

    From: In the News.Published June 20, 2011.Last Modified June 20, 2011.
  • Energetic Parent Summit is a Highlight for This Year's Conference

     

    Charter schools have long modeled best practices for engaging parents and harnessing the power of families to create great schools. That powerful parent voice will be out in force at this year's California Charter Schools Conference. The annual event is not only the biggest gathering of the year for charter leaders, teachers and education reformers - it is also home to the charter community's annual Parent Summit, which is completely free for parents to attend.

    From: In the News.Published February 15, 2011.Last Modified February 14, 2011.
  • Releasing the Collective Power of the Parent

     

    Twenty years since its inception, the charter school community is beginning to rely on the growing parent constituency to help take control of their students' education in a broader sense, as well. There are approximately 340,000 students in California public charter schools today. That translates to at least half a million charter school parents. CCSA has recently joined forces with Families That Can (FTC) to harness that power, helping parents understand their latent advocacy potential and converting that potential energy into kinetic, sustainable momentum for charter school advocacy goals on behalf of their children.

    From: In the News.Published September 14, 2010.Last Modified September 13, 2010.
  • 8/20/10 Charter News Round-Up

     

    Charter school news for the week ending August 20, 2010.

    From: In the News.Published August 20, 2010.Last Modified August 20, 2010.
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