Attorney General Ferguson Submits Powerful Brief Urging Court to Fund Public Charter Schools, Latest in a Week of Strong Support


Attorney General Ferguson Submits Powerful Brief Urging Court to Fund Public Charter Schools, Latest in a Week of Strong Support

Plaintiffs ‘Myopic’ in Ignoring Damage to Students that Loss of Funding Would Cause Seattle—Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson submitted a brief yesterday afternoon urging the…


Gregoire, McKenna and two other former Attorneys General challenge state Supreme Court ruling on charters

Four Former AG’s File Brief Urging Court to Reconsider Ruling That Threatens to Close Public Schools, Could Have Broad Implications Across Multiple State Programs AG’s:…


Washington State legislators from both sides of the aisle urge state Supreme Court to reconsider public charter school ruling

Ruling infringes on legislative role, harms low-income students and threatens to close nine local schools | Clibborn, Magendanz, Pettigrew, Smith, Springer, Braun, Fain, Hobbs, Litzow, and…


Parent Letter To Rep. Pettigrew by Lynn Gilliland

Hi Rep. Pettigrew, I was at the meeting last week at Summit Sierra and didn’t get an opportunity to personally come over and give you…


WA Charters and other Intervenors ask state Supreme Court to reconsider charter school ruling

Seattle— Today, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters), along with other intervenors, filed a motion asking the Washington State Supreme Court to reconsider…


Teacher Perspective: The Need for Public School Choice for Teachers

By Kayla Vickaryous, 6th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy Enrichment teacher at Destiny Middle School Eight months ago I made a major decision that some might…


Summit Public Schools Washington: Board of Directors’ open letter to the state Supreme Court

    As the members of the board of directors of Summit Public Schools in the State of Washington, we were of course highly disappointed…


Parent Perspective: For my family, it’s about the freedom to choose the best fit

Since the State Supreme Court ruled Washington’s voter-approved public charter school law unconstitutional, we’ve heard from hundreds of parents who passionately want to see charter…


WA Charters Asks Supreme Court to Delay Charter School Ruling

On September 30, WA Charters filed a motion asking the Court to delay the effective date of its ruling until the end of the school year.


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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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