Every day at Rainier Prep is a ritual of community engagement


Every day at Rainier Prep is a ritual of community engagement

                        By Matt Halvorson I got there bright and early, just before the beginning…


Introducing our school leadership program fellows

WA Charters is excited to introduce our School Leadership Program Fellows, Dr. Debra R. Sullivan, Cindy Reuther, Dr. Steven Gering and Rebecca Moore, participants in…


Our Statement on the Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA

In response to today’s announcement from the Trump administration, WA Charters released the following statement and call to action: As expected, this morning, the Trump…


Standing with DACA Students

As you may be aware, the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program may be rescinded in the coming days. DACA allows certain undocumented…


Our CEO Patrick D’Amelio on Atrocities in Charlottesville

Saturday’s unacceptable events in Charlottesville call us to reflect on how well we are standing up with families and communities of color, and what messages our words and actions – as well as…


Educator Spotlight: Erin Galloway

We recently sat down with Erin Galloway, Academic Intervention Specialist and Instructional Coach with Seneca Family of Agencies. Erin, a Seattle native and nine-year public…


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…


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