News Articles

The latest news articles from ACSA.

  • ACSA issues endorsements in state races

    ACSA issues endorsements in state races

    The ACSA Board of Directors has endorsed candidates running in the November election for California constitutional officers.

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  • ESS: DACA student is Ivy League bound

    ESS: DACA student is Ivy League bound

    Stella Linardi knows what some people may think of her. As an undocumented immigrant, she says she often finds herself trying to prove her worth.

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  • ACSA Board adopts new Strategic Plan

    ACSA Board adopts new Strategic Plan

    ACSA has completed a framework that will guide the work of a new strategic plan for the next three years.

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  • ESS: Rocklin student believes in the power of a handshake

    ESS: Rocklin student believes in the power of a handshake

    In addition to learning a new language, Francisco Marquez also struggled with certain parts of reading comprehension.

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  • ESS: Finding a family at school

    ESS: Finding a family at school

    Nothing can prepare you for the death of a parent, especially when it’s unexpected. Mariana Thomas knows that well.

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  • ESS: Blind student at Temple City High finds light in the darkness

    ESS: Blind student at Temple City High finds light in the darkness

    Federico Hernandez does not want your sympathy. He does not want your pity. He simply wants to be treated like everyone else.

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  • ESS: Rediscovering learning through art

    ESS: Rediscovering learning through art

    Jasmine Phillips discovered a passion for photography and schooling to earn recognitions as Region 1’s Every Student Succeeding honoree.

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  • Nominations open online for state ACSA awards

    Nominations open online for state ACSA awards

    ACSA is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Statewide Awards Program. The program encompasses the Administrator of the Year Awards as well as special awards for individuals and programs.

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  • Partnering in leadership and learning

    Partnering in leadership and learning

    ACSA’s 2018 Elementary Co-Administrator of the Year, Shane Hulin, has proved himself to be well able to take on all that the role of co-administrator requires, and then some.

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  • Chinese immigrant embraces change with new life in California

    Chinese immigrant embraces change with new life in California

    Two years ago, Emily Tang, along with her mother and brother, moved from Guangzhou, China to San Francisco to live with her father. She spoke no English.

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  • Impacting the entire school district

    Impacting the entire school district

    For his outstanding contributions to his job, Steve Hovey has been named ACSA’s 2018 Personnel/Human Resources Administrator of the Year.

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  • Flourishing under pressure

    Flourishing under pressure

    When Raevan Waldon first arrived at Valley Oak High two years ago, she was dealing with a past of living in foster care, and she was getting F’s in class.

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  • Williams named new ACSA equity leader

    Williams named new ACSA equity leader

    Dr. Marguerite Williams, Director of Linked Learning for the LAUSD, has been named ACSA’s Senior Director of Equity and Diversity.

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  • Resources for California Wildfires

    Resources for California Wildfires

    Resources for ACSA members for the 2018 California wildfires, including donation link and California Casualty insurance information.

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  • ESS: Overcoming addiction to find purpose

    ESS: Overcoming addiction to find purpose

    With new passion and purpose in life, recovering addict Nick Morales has shown incredible maturity, telling his story to help other teenagers going through addiction.

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  • Administrator of the Year: Providing for the whole child

    Administrator of the Year: Providing for the whole child

    For his exceptional leadership and his commitment to student success, David Bowling has been recognized as ACSA’s 2018 Curriculum and Instruction Administrator of the Year.

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  • Latino parent engagement requires good relationships with stakeholders

    Latino parent engagement requires good relationships with stakeholders

    This research examines the perceptions of Latino parent engagement with parents of English language learners in a Southern Californian elementary school.

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  • Administrator of the Year: Drawn to leadership

    Administrator of the Year: Drawn to leadership

    Natalie Miller is the superintendent/principal of Latrobe Union SD, where she has served since 2014. Miller is also ACSA’s 2018 Superintendent/Principal of the Year.

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  • DeVos issues approval for California’s ESSA plan

    DeVos issues approval for California’s ESSA plan

    It was announced on July 12 that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has approved California’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan.

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  • ESS: Walking through fire

    ESS: Walking through fire

    At just 17, Michelle Broskie has already survived several painful experiences, emerging from them with a dedication to academics and a strong spirit.

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