Free Webinar Opportunity to learn about Public Charter School Facilities


Free Webinar Opportunity to learn about Public Charter School Facilities

Education Week is hosting a free webinar with experts from Colorado and California to discuss the challenges and best practices in securing facilities for public…


Disadvantaged Students Benefit Most from Charter Schools

Across the country, charter schools are playing an important role in providing educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds. New research from the Center for…


Ahead of the Curve

There are 295 school districts across the state of Washington. And so far only one, Spokane Public Schools, has opted to become a charter school…


Arne Duncan Says Charters “Deliver on the Dream”

Last week, education and charter school leaders met in Washington, D.C. for the 2013 National Charter School Conference, where Arne Duncan provided a powerful call…


Spokane Public Schools step closer to charter schools

Spokane Public Schools is on its way to establishing the first charter school in Washington. That should come as no surprise: Superintendent Shelley Redinger announced the…


Statement in response to the I-1240 lawsuit

In response to the recent lawsuit filed challenging the voter-supported I-1240 initiative, the Washington State Charters Schools Association issued a statement that can be found…


Editorial: Charter Schools Association an ally in shaping new schools

This editorial about the Association ran in The Seattle Times on Sunday, July 7. SKEPTICS and proponents of charter schools have a new ally. The Charter Schools…


Association Statement: I-1240 Lawsuit

July 8, 2013 – Public charter schools are part of a range of solutions that will enable every child in Washington to have access to a…


Coalition’s suit challenges state’s charter-schools law

The drama over whether to allow charter schools in Washington state is getting another act. A coalition led by the state teachers union filed a…


Community activist and grandmother learning from others

Yalonda Gill Masundire is a community activist and grandmother who lives in southeast Seattle. She supports public charter schools because she wants all students to…


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Have questions about charter public schools?

Join us for a Charter 101 information session on Oct. 24. from 6pm-7:30pm at Pride Prep Public Charter School, 811 E. Sprague Ave. Suite A, Spokane, WA 99202.

Current and potential charter school families and the community are invited to attend and learn more about charter public schools. We’ll be there to answer questions and provide the facts and there will also be the opportunity to hear from parents, staff, and partners.

Childcare will be provided for kids 4 and up and light snacks will also be available.

RSVP here: bit.ly/WACharters101
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Want to know more about charter public schools?

Attend the Charter 101 information session on Oct. 24. from 6pm-7:30pm at Pride Prep Public Charter School, 811 E. Sprague Ave. Suite A, Spokane, WA 99202.

Current and interested charter school families and the community are invited to join us and learn about charter public schools. We’ll be there to answer questions and provide the facts. There will also be the opportunity to hear from parents, staff, and partners.

Childcare will be provided for kids 4 and up and light snacks will also be available.

RSVP here: bit.ly/WACharters101
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“...We have all these people who want to make education better and they all have a different way of adding to the school and leading in the school…”

Watch this humanities teacher describe how she and her colleagues help change the education trajectory for their students.
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“Here I feel like I have a lot more ability to put into practice the ideas that I come up with, to like, make things happen now – today – for kids.”

Watch one math teacher share why he loves teaching at a Washington charter public school.
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“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein

Happy International Teachers Day to all the wonderful teachers in our #WACharters family! #WorldTeachersDay #InternationalTeachersDay #WaEdu
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