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Eight Best Practices of Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools

What are the best practices driving success in nonclassroom-based charter public schools?

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Aumentar el número de líderes de color en las escuelas Públicas beneficia a todos

Cuando a un alumno de kinder lo suspenden, uno se pregunta: ¿qué tipo de falta merita sacar a una mente en pleno desarrollo de su entorno educativo y mandarla a un estado de culpa, decepción e insuficiencia? Para Shandrea Daniel, directora de...

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Report: All Public Schools Benefit from Having a Leader of Color

When a kindergartener is suspended from school, one wonders what kind of offense would merit taking a child’s developing mind out of a learning environment, and placing  it instead into a space of guilt, disappointment and inadequacy. For Shandrea

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Alumnos con desventajas que van a escuelas chárter tienen mas probabilidad de entrar a universidades publicas en Ca

Más estudiantes que tradicionalmente han tenido desventajas y se están graduando de preparatorias públicas chárter están continuando sus carreras en universidades públicas en California a comparación de los estudiantes en esta categoría que se...

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CCSA Publishes Two Research Briefs on Mentoring Leaders of New School

Charter schools don’t appear out of thin air – they’re built with the time and energy of the school’s leaders, families, staff, board, and neighboring community. Unlike the traditional public schools run by local school districts, charter schools...

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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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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 >>

Aaron Guerrero

Aaron Guerrero - Director, Digital Communications
aguerrero@ccsa.org 

Aaron Guerrero is Director of Digital Communications on CCSA’s Digital Strategy team under External Affairs. He leads the organization’s digital messaging and content strategies that leverage social media, blog content, advertising programs, and email marketing. Read More >>