CharterNation Blog

A place for California parents to connect with the charter public school community

Creekside Charter School’s Focus on the Whole Child Is a True Driver of Success

For five straight years, Creekside Charter School has seen its test scores rise. That has made the K-8, Tahoe-based school not only a top academic performer in comparison to nearby traditional district schools, but also within the state. Last...

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La Clave del Éxito: Familias Involucradas

¿Qué tienen en común los padres que buscan opciones de educación para sus hijos? Conocí a dos padres de familia, Delia García de Guatemala y Joel Merino de México. Ambos me contaron como se enteraron de la escuela Equitas Academy la cual les...

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Charter Schools Enjoy Greater Flexibility

Another defining trait of California’s charter public schools is the flexibility they enjoy.

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Interview with Education Equity Champion Jay Artis-Wright

We recently had a chance to chat with Jay Artis-Wright, CCSA’s Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs. A mother of three, Jay has over 15 years of fighting for educational equity, including work at the New Jersey Charter School Association...

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Charter schools are accountable to the families they serve

An important part of what makes charter public schools unique is that they are directly accountable to the families they serve. At the heart of that accountability is a promise to improve academic outcomes for students—or face possible closure.

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Aquí están los hechos en cuanto al impacto fiscal de las escuelas chárter

Durante años, la oposición ha atacado a nuestras escuelas, alegando que las familias que optan en mandar a sus hijos a escuelas chárter dañan al distrito escolar. Ellos insisten que las familias que eligen escuelas chárter de calidad (que a...

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