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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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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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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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Five Things You Should Know About CCSA’s New Board Chair, Dr. Cristina de Jesus

This week, we announced some exciting news: Dr. Cristina de Jesus was elected as CCSA’s new Board Chair!

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Mentoring is the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Aspen Valley Prep Closing the Achievement Gap

In 2015, Aspen Valley Prep, a Fresno-based TK-8 charter public school, was in search of a more tailored curriculum for its students.

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Creekside Charter School’s Focus on the Whole Child Is a True Driver of Success

For five straight years, Creekside Charter School has seen its test scores rise. That has made the K-8, Tahoe-based school not only a top academic performer in comparison to nearby traditional district schools, but also within the state. Last...

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