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About

The Cities Counties Schools Partnership is dedicated to improving the conditions of children, families and communities at the local level by promoting and encouraging coordination, integration and increased efficiency of local services and joint facilities use among cities, counties and schools in all California communities.

The partnership is made up of appointed members representing the California School Boards Association, California State Association of Counties, and League of California Cities. As of 2015, the CCS Partnership is a project of the Institute for Local Government.

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History of the Partnership

Founded in 1997, the CCS Partnership was created as a vehicle for the three partnering associations (the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), the California School Boards Association (CSBA), and the League of California Cities (League) to identify common issues, discuss mutual challenges and explore alternative strategies.

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CCS Partnership Leadership Council
City, County and School Leaders Building Relationships and Taking Action

In summer 2015, the CCS Partnership Leadership council met to discuss the progress and impact of the Local Control Funding Formula.

The CCS Partnership’s Leadership Council serves as an action-oriented and deliberative body advising and recommending to Institute staff on direction for projects and work under the auspices of CCS Partnership and Institute for Local Government. 

City, County and School Leaders makeup the collaborative leadership of the CCS Partnership.

The Leadership Council comprises association leaders representing the League of California Cities, the California State Association of Counties and the California School Boards Association. In their role with CCS Partnership’s Leadership Council the leaders make recommendations and take action on issues pertinent to the mission of CCS Partnership:

The Cities Counties Schools Partnership is dedicated to improving the conditions of children, families and communities at the local level by promoting and encouraging coordination, integration and increased efficiency of local services and joint facilities use among cities, counties and schools in all California communities.

The group meets multiple times during the year to learn and discuss topics of mutual interest.  Each association also shares updates about its policy-making, conference activities and items of mutual interest to all partners.

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Partners

The CCS Partnership is made up of appointed members representing the California School Boards Association, California State Association of Counties and League of California Cities.

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