Recent Updates From Our News Blog and Members' Blog
Highlighting inspiring efforts that parents, teachers, school leaders and board members are making across the state and how CCSA is supporting that work through increased parent organizing work, our new Teacher Advocacy Fellowship and work to engage charter board members
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Funding for the development and delivering of learning experiences promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs.
Question: I am developing an Independent Study charter school. Can special education students be accepted into my program?
Prepare Your Prop. 39 Clean Energy Jobs Act Application for Funding with FREE Assistance from the California Conservation Corp
Trained members of the California Conservation Corp will visit charter schools to conduct "whole building" energy opportunity surveys at no cost to schools. Energy surveys are required before receiving Clean Energy Act (Prop 39) funding.
Twenty Tips from HR Peers, brought to you by CharterSAFE.
If you fail to respond to the district, then the district's ADA projections provided in its December 1 letter cannot be challenged. Please read the full text for more information and template response letters.
Today, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) reported that veteran board member, Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has passed away.
Reed Hastings and Viola Davis to Serve as Keynote Speakers at the 21st Annual California Charter Schools Conference!
CCSA is proud to announce that two charter school supporters will be speaking at the 21st Annual California Charter Schools Conference. The conference will kick-off with Silicon Valley CEO and CCSA Board Member, Reed Hastings, the founder and CEO of Netflix. The event will close with nationally known Award Winning Actress and Charter School Supporter, Viola Davis.
Each May, over 100 California charter school leaders, board members and parents join together to celebrate National Charter Schools Week with Advocacy Day hosted by CCSA in Sacramento. Read why Rick Miller, CORE Executive Director and Rocklin Academy Board Member, plans to attend this year. And be sure to register today!
Included in the Capitol Update this week:
* Thank You Senator Liu
* Local Control Funding Formula FAQ
* CDE Smarter Balanced Assessments Field Test Update
* LAO Forecast: State's Fiscal Position is Strongest in a Decade
* Happenings: Updates and Deadlines
Youth Policy Institute, a Los Angeles non-profit that currently runs after-school programs at several charters, can work with your school and apply as the lead agency for the grant.
Representatives from diverse charter schools across Los Angeles recently had the opportunity to have a deep and thoughtful discussion with Senator Carol Liu (D - Pasadena), who plays an important leadership role in the Legislature. A two-hour conversation touched on issues from SB 740 funding to charter-district collaboration, teachers unions and Code 1090.
Funding for charter schools that will disseminate best practices likely to significantly improve academic achievement in California's K-12 public education system.
CCSA is proud to announce and offer programming tailored specifically to the needs of Charter Leaders, Board Members, Teachers, Developers and Charter School Supporters--programming that has been developed and approved by charter school experts to meet the needs of YOUR school community.
Question: May a charter school contract with a nonprofit educational organization to provide courses or tutorial services?
Recognizes and rewards an outstanding high school teacher who has made biotechnology learning accessible to the classroom
The California Department of Education is offering a free training session in Los Angeles County for educators to learn strategies for using the new Charter Schools Best Practices Project, a new initiative to strengthen charter schools across the state by providing teachers and administrators access to hundreds of online resources to aid their work.
The Making Caring Common Project (MCCP) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is offering an opportunity to participate in a survey and school network pilot. If your school participates, you will be able to draw on the latest strategies - based on research evidence and the wisdom of practitioners - for promoting caring and empathy, preventing bullying and cruelty, and strengthening communities.
CCSESA has released the first edition of the Common Core Leadership Planning Guide to offer support and recommendation around 10 key areas of the new state standards.
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