Attorney General asks Supreme Court to reconsider charter school ruling


Attorney General asks Supreme Court to reconsider charter school ruling

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson joins four former AGs in believing the Supreme Court got the charter school ruling wrong.


Parents, Community Members and Policy Makers Celebrate Seattle’s First Public Charter High School

Before an energetic crowd on Wednesday, Summit Sierra ninth graders, parents and educators talked about the first month of school, the community they have built…


State Supreme Court Grants Extension to File Motion for Reconsideration to October 23

Last Friday, the State Supreme Court granted a request by the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) to extend the deadline to file a…


Former Gov. Gregoire on the State Supreme Court ruling

Former Gov. Chris Gregoire speaks to KING 5 about the state Supreme Court’s ruling on the charter school law.


Letter from State Superintendent Randy Dorn to Charter School Parents

Today, Randy Dorn, Superintendent of Public Instruction, sent the following letter to public charter school parents across the state—reassuring them that the Office of Superintendent…


For our family, Spokane International Academy was the perfect fit

A Spokane International Academy parent shares why the school means so much to her daughter.


Q & A: Supreme Court Ruling on Charter School Law

Answers to basic questions about the State Supreme Court ruling on charter schools in Washington state.


Partner Statements on State Supreme Court Ruling

WA Charters is not the only organization to weigh in on the State Supreme Court ruling on public charter schools. Take a look at the…


Updated: WA Charters Statement on Yesterday’s State Supreme Court Ruling

WA Charters is shocked and deeply disappointed with the State Supreme Court’s ruling, which rejected the public charter school law that voters approved in 2012. Here is our statement.


WA Charters Statement: Supreme Court Ruling on Charter Law

The Supreme Court just came out with a ruling on charters schools in the state. Here’s what we know at this point.


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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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