2017-18 School Year Data Shows Promising Academic Growth for Washington’s Charter Public School Students


2017-18 School Year Data Shows Promising Academic Growth for Washington’s Charter Public School Students

Last week, the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction released statewide results for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) tests, standardized grade-level assessments…


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…


Hearing Draws Statewide News Coverage and Editorial Board Support for Charter Families

The May 17 state Supreme Court hearing on the charter school case captured the attention of media statewide. Here is a roundup of key coverage…


Willow Public School Announces Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 22, 2017 CONTACT: Maggie Meyers at 724-263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org   Walla Walla’s First Charter Public School Finds a Home at…


WA Charters Releases Statement on OSPI Plan

Praise for call to rethink system; opportunity for collaboration Seattle, WA — The Washington State Charter Schools Association’s (WA Charters) CEO Patrick D’Amelio released the…


WA Charters’ Statement on White House Proposed FY2018 Budget

Seattle, WA — This morning, the White House released its proposed FY2018 budget. The Washington State Charter Schools Association released the following statement in response…


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…


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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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.

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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.

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