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Black History Month: CCSA Celebrates CA Charter Schools Serving Black Students With Excellence

In honor of Black History Month, CCSA is celebrating charter public schools in California that are actively working to boost the performance of Black students, ensuring they make grade-level proficiency and leave school prepared for college and...

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UPDATE: Aspen Public Schools Strengthens, Expands Academic Reach in Fresno

Aspen Public Schools, a high-quality network of charter public schools in the Central Valley, is proof that better education options can lead to life-changing results for underserved students.

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Remembering MLK: CCSA Bay Area Advocate Recalls Working Alongside MLK's Right-Hand Man

This week, we're profiling CCSA staff members who use the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. to empower individuals, strengthen school communities, bridge barriers, and/or create solutions to social problems.   

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Unique Charter School Partners with CA Conservation Corps to Prepare Youth for the Workforce

When 21-year-old Yadira Chavez first learned about John Muir Charter School, she was earning minimum-wage packing and labeling produce as a warehouse worker.

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EQUITY CHAMPION: From Cooking Classes To Crunches, Coach Chavez Is on a Mission To Get Kids Moving

Physical Education (PE) and sports at most California public schools has been sidelined this year in order to protect the health and safety of students amid the pandemic. At the same time, many families are now grappling with how to keep their...

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CCSA Conference is Going Virtual

This year’s California Charter Schools Conference will be like no other in its history: we’re going completely virtual!

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