House Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Keep Public Charter Schools Open, Restore Will of Voters


House Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Keep Public Charter Schools Open, Restore Will of Voters

Reps. Sawyer and Morris Join Growing List of Democrats Pushing to Save Public Schools OLYMPIA – The student- and parent-led coalition Act Now for Washington…


Senate Votes to Pass Bill that Saves Public Charter Schools, Hope for Families Grows

As SB 6194 Moves Out of Senate, Eyes Turn Toward the House OLYMPIA – Today, a majority of the Senate voted in favor of SB…


Public Charter Bill Advances, Bolsters Hope for Students

Following Testimony from Students and Parents, Senate Ways & Means Committee Approves Bill to Save Public Charter Schools Statewide OLYMPIA – After hearing impassioned testimony yesterday,…


Public Charter Bill Moves Forward

Following Testimony from Students and Parents, Senate Education Committee Votes for Bill to Save Public Charter Schools Statewide OLYMPIA – After hearing passionate testimony on Tuesday…


Act Now for Washington Students Commends Senators On New Charter School Proposal

Coalition applauds bipartisan commitment to reinstate will of voters, keep schools open, and address education inequality      OLYMPIA — Act Now For Washington Students…


Act Now for Washington Students Responds to Pre-Filing of Senate Bill 6163

Coalition Underscores Urgency to Fix the Mess, Commends Legislature for Commitment to Act In response to yesterday’s pre-filing of proposed charter school legislation by Spokane…


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We are excited to share Superintendent Reykdal’s address to special educators in our state. Through the leadership of Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Glenna Gallo, OSPI is prioritizing inclusive practices in its special education priorities for the upcoming legislative session. These priorities are aligned to our sector’s mission to ensure every student is served.

We are pleased that OSPI has encouraged perspectives from the charter sector as they develop their strategic plan for special education.
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ICYMI: A recent study by CRPE - Center on Reinventing Public Education report shows that #Washington charter public schools are setting the bar high and serving special education students at a higher rate than district public schools.

Read more here: bit.ly/2nrwyVO
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Find out what it's like inside of Washington's charter public schools, where teachers can customize curriculum for different learning styles and give students the personal attention they need to succeed. ... See MoreSee Less

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