With the approval of Prop. 51, $500 million is available for a new Charter School Facilities Program (CSFP) application filing round. The CSFP provides preliminary apportionments, or reservations of bond authority, for charter school new construction and rehabilitation projects. Learn how your charter school can apply.
Question: How is a student’s absence for a religious service treated under California law?
Wondering about the Governor’s January Budget Proposal and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Look no further than CCSA’s Business Managers’ meetings!
The 2017 Inspiration to Action Symposium is on Feb. 16 in San Diego and will bring together leaders in education who strive to push for systemic improvements in special education. Learn more about this FREE event and how you can get involved.
CCSA is hosting a workshop on Thursday, January 26, 2017 in Oakland with charter leaders from across the Bay Area to discuss facilities advocacy strategies and to plan actions in support of equitable facilities for all schools. Learn more and register here.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from CCSA’s technology partner, CDW-G, tomorrow, Tuesday, January 24 in a special webinar for CCSA members. This webinar is designed to help charter schools maximize their E-Rate funding so they can afford advanced technology services for students. Learn more and register here.
Question: Does AB 2393: School employee: sick leave: parental leave apply to charter schools?
On January 10, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown introduced his proposed state budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The budget reflects a slowing down of the state’s economy and includes mostly “workload adjustments” for K-12 education, including $744 million more for the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and $58 million in one-time block grants. This is the first step in the budget process before a final plan is adopted in June 2017. CCSA will provide a full CCSA Budget Brief and additional resources in the coming days.
There is an updated deadline for LAUSD charter schools to apply for membership in Option 3 in the Charter Operated Program, which allows each charter school access to a proportionate share of special education funding and to assume full responsibility for providing a free appropriate public education to students. Applications to be part of the program for the 2017-18 school year are due Thursday, February 3. Learn more.
Want to teach Computer Science in your school? Code.org is seeking enthusiastic teachers and facilitators for their new middle school and high school courses: CS Discoveries and CS Principles. Applications for Code.org’s Facilitator Development and Teacher Professional Learning Programs for 2017-2018 are currently open.
Back by popular demand, the California Charter Schools Association is offering our one-day Finance Academy. This in-person workshop, offered in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Diego, will help charter schools and developers strengthen their internal financial management capacity.
Wondering about the Governor’s January Budget Proposal and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Look no further than CCSA’s Business Managers’ meetings! We will cover the current funding rates, updates on proposed changes, information on state and federal categorical programs - plus legislative and regulatory updates.
Question: I am developing an Independent Study charter school. Can special education students be accepted into my program?
Do you or does someone you know have a creative, unique educational program that is helping students reach new heights? Or is there a program you’d like to implement, if only you had the proper funding? Fill out the linked application and apply for an award today.