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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Have questions about charter public schools?

Join us for a Charter 101 information session on Oct. 24. from 6pm-7:30pm at Pride Prep Public Charter School, 811 E. Sprague Ave. Suite A, Spokane, WA 99202.

Current and potential charter school families and the community are invited to attend and learn more about charter public schools. We’ll be there to answer questions and provide the facts and there will also be the opportunity to hear from parents, staff, and partners.

Childcare will be provided for kids 4 and up and light snacks will also be available.

RSVP here: bit.ly/WACharters101
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Want to know more about charter public schools?

Attend the Charter 101 information session on Oct. 24. from 6pm-7:30pm at Pride Prep Public Charter School, 811 E. Sprague Ave. Suite A, Spokane, WA 99202.

Current and interested charter school families and the community are invited to join us and learn about charter public schools. We’ll be there to answer questions and provide the facts. There will also be the opportunity to hear from parents, staff, and partners.

Childcare will be provided for kids 4 and up and light snacks will also be available.

RSVP here: bit.ly/WACharters101
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“...We have all these people who want to make education better and they all have a different way of adding to the school and leading in the school…”

Watch this humanities teacher describe how she and her colleagues help change the education trajectory for their students.
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“Here I feel like I have a lot more ability to put into practice the ideas that I come up with, to like, make things happen now – today – for kids.”

Watch one math teacher share why he loves teaching at a Washington charter public school.
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“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein

Happy International Teachers Day to all the wonderful teachers in our #WACharters family! #WorldTeachersDay #InternationalTeachersDay #WaEdu
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