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What California Charter Leaders Need to Know About Testing Participation Rates

By Annice Weinstein, Senior Manager, Assessment Data & Analysis January 15, 2020 EdTec’s data specialists put together a tool that makes it easy for any school to check their 2019 participation rates. Click here to review your 2019 participation rates for ELA and math, schoolwide and for each student group. In Spring 2020, the testing […]

Understand the Role of the California School Dashboard in New Renewal Criteria

By Annice Weinstein, Senior Manager, Assessment Data & Analysis December 18, 2019 If you have questions about your Dashboard or would like to know what renewal track your school qualifies for based on 2018 and 2019 Dashboard data, contact EdTec’s data specialists.   California’s 2019 School Dashboard was just released in mid-December 2019. The 2019 […]

California Charters, SBAC Participation Rate Matters More Now Than Ever!

By Jennifer Reyes, Educational Support Services Manager December 10, 2019 Starting with the 2020 CA School Dashboard, there will be a greater penalty to the Academic Indicators if a school’s participation rate falls below 95% on Math or ELA for the SBAC or CAA. The change will result in a greater decrease in Distance from […]

EdTec is Ready for CSDC 2019!

Connect with EdTec at the 2019 California Charter Schools Leadership Update Conference. EdTec will be attending the 2019 Charter Schools Development Center Conference as an exhibitor and presenter! The conference takes place on December 2-3 in Anaheim at the Anaheim Marriott. We’ll be at Booth #4 in the Grand Ballroom so be sure to stop […]

Calling All Student Artists for EdTec’s 2019 Holiday E-Card Contest!

This holiday season, EdTec will select student artwork from a partner school to feature in our official holiday e-card! The winning student’s school will receive a donation for art supplies. Read on for more information about how to enter, rules and guidelines, and judging and prizes. Schools may submit students’ artwork electronically to melanie.horton@edtec.com, or may […]

My School Had an Emergency Closure. Do I Need to File a J-13A Emergency Waiver?

By the EdTec Data Team October 16, 2019 Between power outages, wildfires, and other natural disasters, there are many events that may result in unexpected school closures. Read on to learn if you need to complete a J-13A emergency waiver, and the steps you should take to make sure you’re in compliance with the State […]

EdTec’s 2019 LCAP Workshop Series

EdTec’s popular LCAP workshops are back, and this year we’re offering a series of three workshops starting in the fall to make sure your school is fully prepared to tackle the LCAP! EdTec’s charter school LCAP experts will lead you through small-group, hands-on workshops designed to strengthen your LCAP and teach you to engage stakeholders, […]

Everything A California Charter School Leader Needs to Know About Local Indicators!

By Jennifer Reyes, Educational Support Services Manager October 1, 2019 What are the Local Indicators? The Local Indicators are indicators based on the Eight State Priorities included in a Local Education Agency’s (LEA’s) Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).  Unlike the state measures that are automatically calculated by state-captured data, the Local Indicators are calculated […]

Developing A Human-Centered Approach to Community Engagement

By Jeremy Divinity, Marketing Specialist September 25, 2019 It’s not only important to identify a school’s most significant stakeholders, it’s also essential to engage with them. This is where the idea of community engagement comes into play. Community engagement is the active participation and shared responsibility for student success between school, families, and the community. […]