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Interview with Education Equity Champion Rocio Figueroa

This is the first installment in a series of interviews with champions in the fight for educational equity in the K-12 system. 

We had a conversation with Rocío Figueroa, the Director of Equity for English Learners at Ensemble Learning, a...

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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...

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2019 SUSAN STEELMAN BRAGATO Award Winners: 10 Charter Public High School Seniors

This year at the 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference, 10 charter public school seniors received the Susan Steelman Bragato Scholarship.

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3 WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS RIGHT NOW

This month, we need your help to make one thing loud and clear: Don’t get played by CTA!

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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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