Entries by Angel Jacobo

Coastal Academy Receives Prestigious National School of Character Award

Coastal Academy recently received the National School of Character Award in Washington DC. Coastal Academy was the only school in California to receive this prestigious recognition from Character.org, an organization founded on the framework of utilizing and implementing character education in schools. Character.org evaluates and certifies character initiatives throughout the national, state, and district level […]

Why California’s charter schools will continue to thrive

Did you miss last week’s article in The San Diego Union Tribune featuring Cameron Curry? “What is true is that a strong majority of charter school leaders manage their schools with integrity, respect and responsibility. They work tirelessly to make the best decisions for students, and add value to their communities. With the bill’s passage […]

Girard Foundation Awards $114,500 to Classical Academy Online

Last week the Girard Foundation awarded Classical Academy Online (CAO) an $114,500 grant.  The sponsorship will support CAO’s Summit Program expansion.  Part of the grant will help purchase additional furniture and technology needs for the program; the other part of the grant will underwrite an instructor to develop STEM career technical education courses in the areas of […]