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The latest charter school legislation, AB1316, limits high-quality public education opportunities for students and cuts funding for programs that serve low-income, minority, and at-risk students. This will directly affect our PUC schools. AB 1316 (O’Donnell) will significantly impact ALL charter schools with expansive new requirements. Here is how it will affect PUC Schools: Increases oversight fees that PUC Schools pays to LAUSD from 1% to 3%; Imposes confusing audit and accounting requirements; Limits vendor contracting for specialized services and supports If you want to make your voice heard about AB 1316, please contact your local assembly member. Click the following link to find your...

The Northeast Valley Best Start has created a Social Resources Project community grant. The grant process requires any nonprofit organizations that apply to submit a proposal based on needed community resources. One of the organizations applying for the grant is the Versa-Style Dance Company (VS). VS was founded by Ms. Jackie Lopez, a former PUC dance teacher who was instrumental in creating the dance programs that we still have in our schools today. The organization also has three former PUC students in their professional dance company. Funding from this grant would support a VS-led One Day Dance Intensive, consisting of workshops from...

Este mensaje se puede encontrar en español, a continuación. This message is to inform you that we will be having a public hearing regarding the LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) for 2021-2024 and other LCAP-related updates at our next board meeting, which takes place this Wednesday, May 19th at 6:30 PM. The LCAP is a three-year plan that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address state and local priorities. In addition, LCAP is a tool for local educational agencies to meet those goals to improve student outcomes. You can view the 2021-2024 LCAP and other...

National Mental Health Awareness Month PUC Family, May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, when we spotlight the importance and impact that mental health has on our emotional, physical, and overall well being. This is also a time when we raise awareness of those who are living with mental and/or behavioral health issues and help reduce the stigma that many often experience. At PUC Schools, we recognize the importance of mental health. We know that mental health problems can affect energy levels, concentration, thinking ability, outlook, and so much more. We see how mental health affects our students as they learn and our...

We have created LCAP surveys for parents, students, staff members, and other stakeholders to complete. Click above to learn more....

PUC Family, Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! At PUC Schools, we are happy to celebrate the tremendous contributions that our teachers have made and continue to make in the lives of our students, families, schools, and communities. We also want to acknowledge and thank our administrators and staff members, all of whom make it possible for the teachers to continue their incredible work every day. This past year has been challenging for everyone. With the pandemic, our teachers and staff had one of the difficult tasks of undertaking the transition from in-person learning and supports to virtual learning and supports. We are proud of...

The U.S. News & World Report has once again named all five PUC high schools on their list of the best high schools in the nation! Congratulations to PUC Lakeview Charter High School, PUC Community Charter Early College High School, PUC Triumph Charter High School, PUC eCALS, & PUC CALS Early College High School on this achievement! Click here to read a letter from PUC Schools CEO Concepcion Rivas & PUC Schools Co-Founder Dr. Jacqueline Elliot for more information. Remember: all PUC schools are currently enrolling new students for the 2021-2022 school year! Please click here for our “Now Enrolling” flyer. ¡El U.S....