Districts split over charter schools


Districts split over charter schools

Washington voters have decided they want to add charter schools to the education mix in the state, and the three largest districts are taking different…


Five important results from new charter school study for Washington state

On Monday, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University released The National Charter School Study 2013. It is an update and…


Federal Grant Opportunity for Washington Public Charter School Developers

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement recently announced that public charter school developers located in Washington state are eligible to apply…


Gig Harbor mom determined to open one of Washington’s first charter schools

Privately run, publicly funded schools will begin opening in our state in the fall of 2014, after Washington voters gave their approval to a charter…


Meet the Inaugural Washington State Charter Leader Cohort

Today, the Washington State Charter Schools Association announced the members of the inaugural Washington State Charter Leader Cohort. These committed, trailblazing school leaders were chosen…


Federal Charter School Grant Webinars

The Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement has announced their 2013 grant process for planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools. …


Summary of charter school research finds positive academic results for charter school students

There are mainly positive results for students who attend public charter schools compared with traditional public schools, a summary of current research on public charter…


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Fact: 72 % of parents support charter public schools. Among communities of color, support is particularly strong. ... See MoreSee Less

Charter schools are putting kids first by giving passionate teachers the flexibility to create dynamic lesson plans tailored to kids’ individual needs! #CharterSchoolsWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Watch this great video from the Gates Foundation on how education after high school can be life changing. www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRs9rmojCY4&feature=youtu.be ... See MoreSee Less

On Wednesdays Excel Public Charter School students participate in seminars to enrich and enhance the skills used in the classroom. Check out this seminar using computational thinking methods to create paper roller coasters! #STEAM ... See MoreSee Less

Check out these Rainier Prep Public Charter School 8th graders who visited the King County South Wastewater Treatment Facility. ... See MoreSee Less

This week is National Charter Schools Week — a celebration of public charter schools across the country! Join in the celebration #CharterSchoolsWeek ... See MoreSee Less

PRIDE Prep Public Charter School students use cans, plants, slabs of wood and statistics to build wall planters to measure soil moisture, temperature, and light intensity and create their own lab! Science, students will propose hypotheses on what variables will impact plant growth while math students will run statistical analysis of real-life data that they gather. ... See MoreSee Less

We love our #WA charter schools! Celebrate #CharterSchoolsWeek with our community. ... See MoreSee Less

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