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Are you passionate about education reform in Washington State? Do you want to lead the implementation of high-quality public charter schools in districts across Washington?…


Next Steps for Washington State Charters

There have been some exciting recent developments toward the development of high-quality public charter schools in Washington. Earlier this month, the State Board of Education…


Happy Hour Discussion with National Blended Learning Experts

October 8th 5pm – 7pm McKinstry Innovation Center 210 S. Hudson Street (3rd floor) Free parking available on the first and second floors Please join us…


Opportunity for Washington Charter Applicants

In order to support the growing charter school movement in our state, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) is launching a new membership…


State now taking applications for charter schools

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state’s new Charter School Commission opened the statewide application process for charter schools on Monday. The first step in the process…


Tacoma shows new interest in charter schools

Board members say questions that stopped them from filing an application last year have been answered Tacoma Public Schools will submit a second letter of…


Washington’s charter-school pioneers need to be bold

Three Washington educators are at the forefront of the state’s new charter school effort. Columnist Lynne K. Varner welcomes them to this exciting endeavor. Today…


Washington State Voter Analysis Shows Support Among Minority Communities

This blog originally ran on the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools website. One of the most interesting aspects of last fall’s ballot box victory…


Three women and a charter schools movement

My column this week features three longtime Washington educators preparing to launch three separate public charter schools. Brenda McDonald, Kristina Bellamy-McClain and Maggie O’Sullivan are…


Spokane Public Schools taking proposals as cutoff nears

Seven years of foreign language. Extra math and science. Nine-hour school days and an extended school year. These are the makings of a charter school…


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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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