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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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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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