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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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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