More than 600 Gather for Spokane International Academy’s International Night


More than 600 Gather for Spokane International Academy’s International Night

Last Friday, more than 600 students, families, and Spokane community members hailed on Spokane International Academy (SIA) for a night of internationally-themed activities. SIA students…


PRIDE Prep Student Goes To Washington, D.C. For Service Project Helping the Homeless

Tyler Fiorino is a student, a Boy Scout, and a champion for the homeless. He’s also only thirteen years old, and yet he was recently…


What Parents Are Saying About WA Charters’ Third Annual Conference – The Urgency of Now: Fusing Equity and Innovation

Last week, parents, educators and partners gathered to connect with peers and industry leaders from across the state and country at WA Charters’ third annual…


Meet the Parent: Danielle Davies

WA Charters’ Franki McDaniel recently sat down with Tacoma charter parent Danielle Davies. Here’s what Danielle had to say about why charters are the right fit…


McCleary Update: Background, Policy Priorities, and What’s Next

By Mitch Price The state legislature recently completed its regularly scheduled 105-day legislative session without adopting a budget nor the education policy changes mandated by…


As Lobbyists Try to Rush El Centro vs. Washington Appeal, a Parent and Student Speak Up

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Getting Plugged into the WA Charters Network: A Recap from Educators’ Night

Last Wednesday, a robust crowd of more than 75 gathered for a fun and engaging evening at WA Charters’ Educators’ Night. We were so glad…


Moving Towards Authentic Parent Engagement: Insights from Somali Parent Education Board Co-Founder Regina Elmi

Regina Elmi, co-founder of the Somali Parent Education Board (SPEB), recently sat down with WA Charters to discuss how SPEB is delivering on its mission…


Meet the Leader: Q&A with Green Dot Principal Walter Chen

WA Charters sat down with Walter Chen, Green Dot Public Schools’ founding principal for its new middle school in Seattle’s Rainier Valley, set to open…


New Green Dot Public School Shares Future Site and Vision with the Southeast Seattle Community

Green Dot Public Schools introduces new school leader and plan for new public middle school in the Rainier Valley SEATTLE – Southeast Seattle middle school…


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