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Contra Costa School of Performing Arts Blazes Trail With Health And Wellness Summer Program

Summer learning programs in California run the gamut as educators try to support the diverse needs of students so they can successfully transition to in-person instruction this fall. 

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How America's Finest Charter School Made its Campus "COVID Safe"

Students and their families are once again wondering how schools will be "COVID safe" when in-person instruction begins next month for the 2021-22 academic year, especially since the number of infections are once again on the rise due to the...

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BayTech Charter Helps Students Bond Before In-Person Instruction

High school senior Diego Perez has a natural green thumb. So when his teachers at Bay Area Technology School in East Oakland invited him to plant a school garden as part of a summer learning project, he quickly rolled up his sleeves and got to...

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What Does California's Historic State Budget Mean for Charter Public Schools?

While no state budget is ever perfect, there is a lot to celebrate in California's recently passed 2021-2022 spending plan. The final budget package reflects total state spending of $262.6 billion and provides a record $93.7 billion in...

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Welcoming Schools Program Trains Educators to Create LGBTQ and Gender-Inclusive Classrooms

CCSA is keeping a sustained focus on how charter public schools can teach students about LGBTQ history and topics to foster equity and belonging on their campuses throughout the year.

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Class of 2021: Springs Charter School Senior Spotlights

Class of 2021 at Springs Charter is a shining example of the #SpringsNation! Watch these San Diego area students share their experiences and future plans in these senior spotlights. 

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