CharterNation Blog

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

My charter school saved my life

I was born and raised in Compton, California with a mother on drugs, a dad in prison, 13 siblings, and a public school that was so big that teachers didn't have time to look after me. 

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My kids' charter schools keep them safe and focused on what matters most: their education.

I, like most parents, want what's best for my kids - including the greatest education possible so that they can succeed well beyond high school and after college. Unfortunately, where you live, color of your skin, and income level can affect the...

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How To Apply at a charter public school with an Individualized Education Program (IEP)

If you are interested in enrolling in a charter school, check with the school about the application and enrollment process. Generally, the first step is to turn in a very simple application form. Under state law, if a charter school receives more...

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