Parent Perspective: For my family, it’s about the freedom to choose the best fit


Parent Perspective: For my family, it’s about the freedom to choose the best fit

Since the State Supreme Court ruled Washington’s voter-approved public charter school law unconstitutional, we’ve heard from hundreds of parents who passionately want to see charter…


Center on Reinventing Public Education: Washington’s First District Authorizer Approaches Charters with a Collaborative Mindset

Washington State voters approved a charter school initiative in 2012—its fourth appearance on the ballot—making Washington the 42nd state to allow charter schools. Spokane Public…


In Case You Missed It: Los Angeles charter students learn more than in traditional public schools

BY Kristen MullerSouthern California Public Radio (KPCC)March 15, 2014           Stanford University’s Center for Research on Economic Outcomes (CREDO) issued a…


Seattle U News: Law Student Wins State Approval for Charter School

Seattle University NewsFeb. 13, 2014 A state commission has approved seven new charter schools for Washington and one of them — a science- and technology-focused…


December News Round-up: WA State Charter Schools

Public charter schools have been a hot topic the past few weeks, with stories about charter school applicants and the King County judge upholding our…


Washington taking applications for charter schools

SEATTLE — The state’s new Charter School Commission opened the statewide application process for charter schools Monday. The first step in the process is an…


10 groups plan to apply to open WA charter schools

SEATTLE — Ten organizations are the first to say they plan to apply to open charter schools in Washington state. Tuesday is the deadline for…


Charter school proposals could pave way for education ideas

Washington state, ahead of the national curve in so many areas of public policy, is a notable laggard on the issue of charter schools. Washington…


State now taking applications for charter schools

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state’s new Charter School Commission opened the statewide application process for charter schools on Monday. The first step in the process…


Tacoma shows new interest in charter schools

Board members say questions that stopped them from filing an application last year have been answered Tacoma Public Schools will submit a second letter of…


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