CharterNation Blog

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

New Report Finds California Charter Schools Pivoted Quickly Amid COVID-19

A new report produced by the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) finds many charter public schools leveraged their independence and flexibility to launch distance learning programs quicker than traditional district public schools after...

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Three Ways to Nurture "Human Connections" During Distance Learning

California’s charter public schools have been leaning on their strengths of flexibility and innovation to ensure students stay on track academically during this new era of distance learning. While charter school educators are implementing new...

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En este capítulo de nuestra serie Equity Champions, tuvimos la oportunidad de ponernos al día con Fausto Barragán, quien desde el 2017 ha sido el director deNorton Science and Language Academy en San Bernardino.  

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"Students are my core." Interview with Education Equity Champion Fausto Barragan

For the latest installment of our Equity Champion series, we had the chance to catch up with Fausto Barragan, the principal of San Bernardino-based Norton Science and Language Academy since 2017.

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Charter school leader uses own wildfire experience to help others

By Ana Tintocalis, CharterNation Blog Contributor.

Casey Taylor clearly remembers the terrible feeling of dread after the Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California in 2018 and destroyed Achieve Charter School, the campus she helped nurture...

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CharterNation: Your Vote Can Make a Big Difference Up & Down the Ballot

Election Day is less than a month away! This election represents yet another opportunity for California’s charter public school parents, educators, and yes, students, to demonstrate the power of their collective voices at the ballot box.

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