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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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

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