A student’s perspective on charter schools


A student’s perspective on charter schools

Macy Olivas is a student at Whitman University in Washington, and a graduate of Preuss Charter School in San Diego, CA. In this video, recorded when…


Port Townsend educator gives Charter School 101

Charter schools can improve education but not if they offer the same curriculum as what is now available, a Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce audience…


Op-ed: Charter schools should ignite change for the better

This op-ed piece, written by Lyle Quasim, appeared in The News Tribune on April 14, 2013. I applaud the Tacoma School Board for signaling an…


Washington School Districts Intending to Be Charter School Authorizers

April 1 was the deadline for school districts to submit a notice of intent to the State Board of Education (SBE) to apply to become…


Information being gathered on charter schools for PSD board

The Peninsula School District is taking it slow as it looks into the possibility of becoming a charter school authorizer, with Superintendent Chuck Cuzzetto gathering…


12 state school districts agree to authorize charter schools

A dozen Washington school districts have sent letters to the state Board of Education indicating intent to authorize charter schools starting in 2014, beating a…


A Family’s Experience: Attending a Charter School

Today is the first meeting of the newly appointed Washington State Charter Commission. To mark the occasion, Seattle native Keith Palmer shares his family’s story…


Washington State Charter School Timeline

April 1 was the deadline for school districts to submit a notice of intent to be a charter school authorizer. Thirteen districts from across the state — in…


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Get a sneak peak of Summit Atlas' awesome space, which will welcome its founding students in West Seattle next month! ... See MoreSee Less

A few weeks ago, Excel Public Charter School launched a weather balloon. Check out the balloon's awesome video footage from SPACE! Even cooler: Excel students will be using the data captured during the flight in an upcoming math class as part of their statistics unit! ... See MoreSee Less

Save the Date! Join us May 30 for a public forum for New Horizons, a prospective new charter school in South King County. ... See MoreSee Less

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