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


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

Shirline Wilson and her son, Miles, File a Declaration in El Centro Case Reminding Court What’s Really Best for Kids Shirline Wilson is a mom…


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…


Federal Government Invests in WA Charter Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org Federal Government Invests in Washington’s Innovative Charter Public Schools…


Update: Parent-Led Steering Committee Sets Priorities for Parent Leadership and Engagement

Committee Completes First Major Objective, Lays Groundwork for Design and Implementation of Programming at Two School Sites Seattle, Wash. – In partnership with the Somali Parent…


Judge Rules: Families Deserve A Say in the Future of Their Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Parents, Students, Schools Granted Motion to Intervene…


Parents React with Anger at Crass Move by Plaintiffs to Block Families from Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 “Organizations Suing to Close Charter Public Schools…


Smarter Balanced Assessment Results Show Promising Gains For Students at Washington’s First-Year Charter Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 As Schools Head into Second Year, Advocates Look Forward to Tracking Another Year…


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