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


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…


State Files Its Own Motion to Dismiss Political Arguments in Charter School Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 State Files Its Own Motion to Dismiss…


Parents and Students Take a Stand Against Attacks on Their Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Families from Each of Washington’s Charter Public…


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We are excited to share Superintendent Reykdal’s address to special educators in our state. Through the leadership of Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Glenna Gallo, OSPI is prioritizing inclusive practices in its special education priorities for the upcoming legislative session. These priorities are aligned to our sector’s mission to ensure every student is served.

We are pleased that OSPI has encouraged perspectives from the charter sector as they develop their strategic plan for special education.
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ICYMI: A recent study by CRPE - Center on Reinventing Public Education report shows that #Washington charter public schools are setting the bar high and serving special education students at a higher rate than district public schools.

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Find out what it's like inside of Washington's charter public schools, where teachers can customize curriculum for different learning styles and give students the personal attention they need to succeed. ... See MoreSee Less

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