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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Washington State Charter Schools Association

For their Community in Action Project, these PRIDE Prep Public Charter School 8th graders sorted 7200 lbs of potatoes and onions at Second Harvest Inland Northwest! ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know that Washington's charter sector is growing? We are on our way to 21 schools and 10,000 seats by 2021! ... See MoreSee Less

This Innovation High School honors biology class has partnered up with Spokane Riverkeeper to complete weekly recordings of sediment levels in the Spokane River and Latah Creek so that pollutants in the water can be measured. ... See MoreSee Less

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

WOW! Check out these Rainier Prep Public Charter School students in their recent production of Beauty and the Beast! ... See MoreSee Less

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