Release: House Education Committee Votes Against Moving SB 6194 Forward


Release: House Education Committee Votes Against Moving SB 6194 Forward

Education committee votes down bill as kids watch; 15 days remain to save schools OLYMPIA, WA — A bill that would save public charter schools…


An Educator’s Open Letter to Legislators: Please Save Public Charter Schools

Dear Legislators: I am a Washington resident and an educator with a graduate degree in education from Stanford University who has worked in district, charter, and…


Parents, Students, Advocates to House Education Committee: “Please Save Our Schools”

OLYMPIA — More than 75 public charter school parents, students, community leaders and advocates traveled from across the state to Olympia today to support Senate…


16,550 Supporters and Counting in Campaign to Keep Public Charter Schools Open

Campaign to Keep Washington’s Public Charter Schools Open Continues to Build Momentum OLYMPIA – Act Now for Washington Students—the student and parent led coalition to keep…


Early Success

See what new data reveals about how Washington’s public charter schools are helping students make rapid improvements and are working to close historic racial and income-based…


Washington’s Public Charter Schools on Path to Successful First Year Despite Threat of Closure Following State Supreme Court Ruling

Early Data Indicates Rapid Gains in Student Achievement SEATTLE – Data released this week from several of Washington’s public charter schools reveals that the new…


Summit Olympus Student To Serve As Senator O’Ban Page

Katie Wilton (right) will be a Senate page this year. Katie Wilton, a founding student at Summit Olympus, will serve as a page for Washington…


Summit Sierra Parent Responds to Sen. Hasegawa’s Remarks

By Natalie Hester Listening to Senator Bob Hasegawa’s comments last week during the floor debate for Senate Bill 6194, I felt disrespected and underestimated. When…


A Parent’s Letter to Senator Hasegawa: Please Listen

I am a public school parent from Seattle, Washington. My teenage son Miles is enrolled in Rainier Prep, a public charter middle school in South…


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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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