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Black History and Resilience in 2019

“The greatest lessons that students can take from Black History is the resilience of the people.” 

That’s according to Martinique Starnes, a member of our  Diversity in Leadership team, during a recent conversation about Black History Month....

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Charter Public Schools Are Part of the Solution to Improving Education Outcomes for Black Students in California

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

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Teacher Diversity in Public Schools: Fact or Fiction?

After a recent report found that the number of teachers in public schools has more than doubled over the last three decades, Chalkbeat.org took a deeper look at what it found to be a rosier than likely picture of the state of teacher diversity.

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Report: Black Students with Black Teachers Are More Likely to Go to College

According to a new study by Johns Hopkins University, black students are more likely to go to college if they have a Black teacher. And, they are even more likely to attend if they have two!

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INFORME: LOS ESTUDIANTES AFROAMERICANOS CON MAESTROS AFROAMERICANOS SON MÁS FÁCILES DE IR A LA UNIVERSIDAD

Según un nuevo estudio realizado por la Universidad Johns Hopkins, es más probable que los estudiantes afroamericanos vayan a la universidad si tienen un maestro afroamericano. ¡Y es más probable que asistan si tienen dos!

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3 things parents should know about special education in Charter schools

As public schools, California charter schools serve all students and are committed to providing high-quality and compliant special education services to students with disabilities. 

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