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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For thousands of children in Washington State, a high-quality education is out of reach. Washington is home to startling - and increasing - educational inequities for children from low-income communities, children with special needs, and children of color.

We can change this by providing our children with high-quality charter public school options that show what's possible when innovation meets accountability.

Challenge inequity and support innovation by giving to WA Charters this #GivingTuesday. wacharters.org/give/
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