I'm part of the communications team for California's statewide organization representing the charter school community. California was the second state in the country to approve charter schools and is currently home to more charter schools than any other state (nearly 1,000).
You can get in touch with us and find resources for reporters here: http://www.calcharters.org/blog/news/
Don't hesitate to give us a call!
About the California Charter Schools Association
The California Charter Schools Association is the membership and professional organization serving 982 charter public schools and more than 412,000 students in the state of California. The Vision of the California Charter Schools Association is to usher in a new era in public education so all students attend independent, innovative, accountable schools of choice. The Mission of the California Charter Schools Association is to influence the legislative and policy environments, leverage collective advocacy, and provide resources to support our members in developing and operating high quality, charter schools reflective of California's student population. For more information, please visit www.calcharters.org.
You can also find tons of helpful videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/cacharters.