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AB 2242 by Assemblymember Patty Lopez (D-Pacoima) will now be heard on May 4. CCSA opposes AB 2242 (Lopez) because it would place a number of restrictions on charter schools that operate as non-profit organizations.   Specifically, AB 2242 would prohibit charter...
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CCSA's sponsored legislation, AB 2806 (Wilk) related to the LAUSD Office of the Inspector General, will be heard on Wednesday, April 6 in the Assembly Education Committee. AB 2806 is an important and straightforward measure that requires an audit by the LAUSD Office of...
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Dígales a sus oficiales elegidos que las escuelas chárter son una parte fundamental de la educación pública - y que las chárter de California deben ser protegidas.  
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The Governor's 2016-17 proposed budget includes $20 million in funding for Charter School Startup Grants to support operational startup costs for charter schools opening in 2016 and 2017. These funds will help offset some of the loss of federal funding previously available...
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AB 709 (Gipson) charter schools: conflict of interest is a bill that CCSA strongly opposes and that will be heard on the Senate Floor in the next two weeks. While CCSA supports several elements in the bill including charter schools being subject to the Brown Act,...
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SB 322 (Leno) related to charter school suspensions and expulsions will be heard in the Assembly Appropriations committee this month. This bill would subject charter schools to prescriptive expulsion policies and take away charter schools' flexibility in establishing a...
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AB 1198 (Dababneh) is currently on the Senate Appropriations Committee Suspense File, where action will be taken on the bill in August.. Submit your letter today to urge your Senator to support AB 1198 and have the bill removed from the suspense file!
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On Monday, May 23 the Assembly Budget Subcommittee will be voting on whether they will include the Governor's recommended $20 million dollars in charter school start-up funds. It is absolutely critical that Speaker Rendon and the Asm. Budget Subcommittee on Education...
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Yesterday, we had a major set back in the Capitol with our top budget priority. In a 2-1 vote, the Senate Budget Subcommittee on Education removed $20 million from the Governor's budget proposal for charter school start-up funding. Senators Marty Block (D-San Diego) and Ben...
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