From the Superintendent: Charter Schools have Record of Success, Powerful Forces Threaten Them

From the Superintendent: Charter Schools have Record of Success, Powerful Forces Threaten Them

On September 8, 2019, a commentary I wrote on the success of charter schools and the current political environment which threatens them appeared in the Riverside Press-Enterprise. It is reprinted below. I encourage all of you who support charter schools to follow the work of the California Charter Schools Association to learn more about charter schools, and to click on the “Get Involved” tab to see ways you can make your voice heard.

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From the Superintendent: 2019 IGNITE! Conference

Welcome back to the new 2019-2020 school year! We’re delighted that you have chosen one of the Springs Charter Schools family of schools as your charter school of choice. We’ve begun our 20th year of operation with 9,126 students, including 6,656 at River Springs Charter School, the largest charter school in the country. We’ve been growing steadily, and this year alone we’ve hired more than 200 new employees. I attribute our success both to you, our Springs families, as well as Springs’ many fine teachers and support staff who work so hard to ensure that our students receive an outstanding education.

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From the Superintendent: Ignite! Conference

I hope you are enjoying your summer break! As you go about your summer fun, please make time to join us for our 16th annual Springs Charter Schools Parent Ignite! Conferencehappening at your choice of two locations on either August 20 or August 22. Our Ignite! Conference is designed to be an inspiring day of learning for parents before the school year begins; our theme for the new school year is There’s No Place Like Springs!

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Superintendent’s Message – April 2019

It was my great pleasure to participate in groundbreaking ceremonies for our new facilities for Springs’ Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy on March 18. Once complete, the school will have an office and 10 classrooms surrounding a hangar. We had a wonderful turnout of Springs families and staff, local elected officials and other friends of the school.

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