Willow Public School Launches


Willow Public School Launches

Three years after authorization, Walla Walla’s First Charter Public School Welcomes Students Walla Walla – Today marks the first day of school for Willow Public…


When it comes to special education, Washington charter public schools are setting a high bar, new research shows

Seattle—A recent study conducted by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) found that charter schools in Washington state, on average, enroll higher percentages of…


Four Questions for Debra Sullivan, Founder of Ashé Prep

Recently, we sat down with Debra Sullivan, founder Washington’s newest charter school – Ashé Prep – which is set to open in 2019. Here’s what we…


Our Statement on the Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy and Executive Order

Today, it has been reported that the President will issue an executive order ending family separation on the US/Mexico border, the direct result of a…


RESOURCE: Applying for DACA Status Renewal

On September 5th, 2017, the Trump Administration announced its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While the United States Citizenship…


Impact Public Schools to Launch Tukwila’s First Charter Public School

Impact Public Schools to Launch Tukwila’s First Charter Public School The Washington State Charter School Commission authorizes a new, high-quality K-5 public school option for…


WA Charters Names Patrick D’Amelio as New CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 20, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724-263-9826 Public Education Champion Named CEO of Washington State Charter Schools Association…


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…


Students, Parents and Legislators Tell the Dramatic Story of Washington’s Charter Public Schools in New Documentary Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Friday, December 16, 2016 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826  “Rescuing Washington’s Charter Schools” Tells Story of Families Fighting to Keep their Public…


Our Statement: In the Aftermath of the 2016 Election, What It Means to Be WA Charter Supporters

As the dust continues to settle from the national election, we want to take a minute and define what it means to be a charter…


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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.

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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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