400+ Students and Parents Held Day of Action in Olympia, Calling on Legislators to “Keep Our Public Schools Open”


400+ Students and Parents Held Day of Action in Olympia, Calling on Legislators to “Keep Our Public Schools Open”

With court ruling threatening to put more than 1,100 out of their public schools, group asks state representatives to “fix this mess”   Olympia— Yesterday, as the Washington…


WA Charters Statement on Supreme Court’s Refusal to Reconsider Ruling

Today’s decision from the Washington State Supreme Court denying both Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s and the Washington State Charter Schools Association’s motions to reconsider the…


Act Now for Washington Students: Coalition to Protect Washington’s Public Charter Schools Launches

School closures would displace, harm more than 1,100 students, primarily from families of color and communities struggling with poverty Seattle – Parents, students and education advocates…


Parent Perspective: A Summit Parent’s Letter to the Editor

The following letter appeared in the Northwest Asian Weekly on November 6, 2015 After the recent Washington Supreme Court ruling that said public charter schools…


Parent Perspective: Making A Non-Political Case For Charter Schools

By Linda Sikora The issue of charter schools is our state’s newest political hotbed – if you’re “for” charters, you must be Republican and anti-teacher/anti-union,…


Parent Perspective: For the first time, my son is thriving at school

By Deanne Hilburn My son Austin is a sixth grader at Excel Public Charter School in Kent, Washington. We chose Excel because we needed an…


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For thousands of children in Washington State, a high-quality education is out of reach. Washington is home to startling - and increasing - educational inequities for children from low-income communities, children with special needs, and children of color.

We can change this by providing our children with high-quality charter public school options that show what's possible when innovation meets accountability.

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