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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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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