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This month, Turn Up the Volume on the future of education for black students in california

In celebrating Black History month, we’ve also been thinking about the future of education for Black students in California. 

In too many parts of this state, Black families still do not have access to a quality public education. In some cities,...

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#MeetMyrna: 7 Things to Know About CCSA’s New President & CEO

Last month, we not only marked the start of a new year, but a new era at CCSA! On January 9th, Myrna Castrejón officially became our organization’s president and CEO. Here at CCSA, we know quite a bit about Myrna (more on that below). But for the...

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How are charter schools held accountable?

The ongoing and future success of California charter schools depends on a robust, clearly defined accountability system.

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It's here! National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week (NCSW), is held from January 20-26, and offers an exciting opportunity for students, parents and teachers to celebrate what makes their schools great! 

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A Look Back at 2018: Lessons & Gratitude

As we get ready for 2019, it's always useful and rewarding to reflect on lessons learned and what we are grateful for over the past year. We looked back on what was most important to you on social media in 2018 and were reminded of what a...

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3 Ways to Support Charter Public Schools Right Now

 As charter school supporters, we sometimes take for granted what people know and understand about the important role charter schools play. However, there is a large population of families in California who are unfamiliar with charter schools....

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