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


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…


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…


Parents Take the Reins of WA Charters’ Parent Leadership & Engagement Programming

Steering Committee Launches in Partnership with Somali Parent Education Board to Develop Parent Leadership Curriculum Kicking Off at Two School Sites in the Fall BURIEN,…


Summer Learning in Full Swing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Summer Learning in Full Swing at Washington’s Charter Public Schools SEATTLE, WA – Washington’s charter public…


Sen. Steve Litzow and Rep. Larry Springer Earn National Honors as Public Charter School Champions

WASHINGTON, DC — As part of National Charter Schools Week, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools today honored Washington State Sen. Steve Litzow (R-Mercer Island)…


Students on Path to Win: House Passes Bill to Save Public Charter Schools

Advocates: This Is a Huge Victory for Washington Kids OLYMPIA — In an 11th hour vote, legislators in the Washington State House of Representatives acted…


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