Announcing Our 2024 Model Community Day Schools

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State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Inaugural Model Community Day Schools for 2024 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today announced that eight schools have been selected as Model Community Day Schools (MCDSs) for 2024, the first year of implementation. Community day schools are schools for students who have been expelled from school or … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – March 2024

CCEA Newsletter March 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Eighth Issue, March 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Congratulations to all continuation and community day schools for being recognized by the state of California as Model Schools. This is the first year the California Department of Education has recognized community day … Read More

Announcing our 2024 Model Continuation High Schools

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State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2024 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 31 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools for 2024. Model Continuation High Schools provide comprehensive services to at-risk youth through the use of exemplary instructional strategies, flexible scheduling, … Read More

Webinar: CCAP & Early College Grants (March 6 & 12)

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Grant Money is Available Get grant to support your students! Apply by Friday, March 29, 2024. College and Career Access Pathways Grant (CCAP) $100,000 per school The goal of this funding is to provide incentives for local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish partnerships with community colleges that gives students access to college courses while in high school, especially students who … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – February 2024

CCEA Newsletter February 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Seventh Issue, February 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Encouraging and confirming news from Stanford University’s Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities. We know educators in Alternative Ed. are second to none in their ability to connect and breathe hope into … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – January 2024

CCEA Newsletter January 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Sixth Issue, January 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, The Board would like to invite and encourage you to apply and/or nominate deserving individuals to the various awards and recognition categories from CCEA Plus. Additionally, unique school programs/practices that support student achievement … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – December 2023

The Spotlight Newsletter, December 2023 - Calaveras Hills High School

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Fifth Issue, December 2023 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Now that the Model Community Day School Award program is underway, CCEA Plus is excited to announce the addition of two new regional advisor positions becoming available. There is one advisor position available … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – November 2023

The Spotlight Newsletter, November 2023 - Angel’s Gate High School

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Fourth Issue, November 2023 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Exciting news to share! It’s been a long time coming but a Community Day Model School award is finally here. MCDS applications will be reviewed and rated in early November and schools will … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – October 2023

The Spotlight Newsletter, October 2023 - Village Oaks High School

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Third Issue, October 2023 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, On behalf of the CDE, we’re excited to announce a model school award for community day schools. The Board would like to thank the tireless efforts of all the individuals who took a … Read More

Model School Application 2023 – 2024 (Community Day)

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Apply to Become a Model School This is the new application for Community Day Schools to apply to become Model Schools, announced by CDE on September 12, 2023. We invite all community day schools in the state to submit an application to become a “Model School” for 2023-2024, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). The newly developed Model Community … Read More