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Historically Disadvantaged Students From Charter Public Schools Are More Likely to Attend CA Public Universities

Historically disadvantaged students graduating from charter public schools are more likely to attend University of California and California State University colleges than their counterparts in traditional public schools. That’s according to new...

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Stop the Summer Slide...About Charter Public Schools

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Who's More Accountable?

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Legislators Must Renew Focus on Increasing Access to Great Public Schools

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Will the Senate Education Committee Put Kids First?

School is out, but Sacramento politicians are still at it.

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Big Wins for California's Most Vulnerable Students

Last week, the voices of parents, students, teachers, and education leaders defeated a pair of extreme bills that would have limited access to great public schools for vulnerable students.

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Meet our CharterNation storytellers!

Ana Tintocalis

Ana Tintocalis - Director, Media Relations and Research
atintocalis@ccsa.org

Ana is Director of Media Relations and Research and a member of CCSA’s External Affairs Team. In this role, she supports the organization’s mission through creative and effective communications platforms that increase public awareness and support for high-quality public charter schools. Additionally, she will help amplify positive local charter school stories happening to win hearts and minds in target media markets across the state. Read More >>

Myrna Castrejón

Myrna Castrejón - President and Chief Executive Officer
mcastrejon@ccsa.org

As the leader of CCSA, Myrna Castrejón has managed the membership organization representing California's public charter schools since January 2019.

Prior to assuming the role of President and CEO, she served for nearly three years as the Founding Executive Director of Great Public Schools Now, an organization created in winter 2015. As the Executive Director, Myrna led Great Public Schools Now's strategy to transform public education in Los Angeles by expanding high-quality public schools of diverse governance models in the areas most in need of support. Read More >>