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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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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