The charter school movement is growing stronger every day. This summer, the California Charter Schools Association released a statewide survey, stating that support for charter schools is at an “all time high.” This level of support is great news, especially in an election year for the state, when voters will be deciding what legislators will have an important impact on education in the future. 

In the survey, CCSA found that: 

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CCSA also broke responses down by region within the state. Take a look at the numbers below. 

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What CCSA concludes from these numbers is that families want to see “urgency, personalization, responsiveness, and results,” and that many are seeing those results from charter schools. “A state that is the fifth largest economy in the world needs more public education choices that provides students with the opportunities to help them succeed in school, career, and life,” stated CCSA President & CEO Myrna Castrejón 

For a closer look at CCSA’s survey, you can find their presentation on the numbers here. For more details on how the study was conducted, take a look at the CCSA Newsroom here. 

At CSC, we partner with charter schools nationwide, and have strong relationships with many in California. We’re thrilled to see California voters understand the worth of the innovative education these schools provide.




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