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Black Charter Families and Advocates to Assemblyman McCarty and CTA: Kill Your Extreme Bills!

On Monday, Black charter public school families and advocates from across the state delivered a simple message at the doorstep of Assemblyman Kevin McCarty’s Sacramento office: kill your CTA-backed bill that puts a cap on quality charter public schools in California. 
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Two Academic Powerhouses Strike Again at the California Academic Decathlon!

Last weekend, Granada Hills Charter High School finished first in the statewide Academic Decathlon. Next month, they will head to Bloomington, Minn. to compete for the school’s seventh national title. The Academic Decathlon features nine-member teams in grades 9-12 competing in 10 categories, plus a Super Quiz.  
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Los Angeles Parents Seek Unity & Solutions at One City, All Kids Summit

For much of 2019, the conversation around public education in Los Angeles has been divisive. In a post-strike world, many L.A. parents are ready for unity and solutions. Last weekend, they had a chance to pursue both during the One City, All Kids summit put on by Great Public Schools Now, a nonprofit organization committed to increasing the number of quality public schools in high need neighborhoods. 
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CharterNation Made A Big Impact in Los Angeles!

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ICYMI: Myrna Castrejón Speaks During Rally In Front of LAUSD Headquarters

On Tuesday, January 28, thousands of charter public school students and families attended a rally in front of LAUSD headquarters, urging board members to vote "no" on a resolution that asks Sacramento to place a ban on new charter schools in Los Angeles. Though the resolution passed, parents and family members alike demonstrated that they will continue to stand for all students and that high-quality charter schools should remain a viable option for kids across the state.
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What Charter Parents Need To Know About The LAUSD Board District 5 Race

A primary election to fill the vacant seat will take place on Tuesday, March 5 for voters residing in Los Angeles Unified’s Board District 5, which includes neighborhoods in Northeast and Southeast Los Angeles.
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