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Prospective Families Flock to Tacoma Charter Public Schools Open House Tour

Tacoma’s Small, Personalized, and Academically Rigorous Schools Welcome Families as They Gear Up for Growth in Second Year TACOMA, WA — More than 70 parents, children,…


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….


WA Senate Votes YES for Students, Passes Bipartisan Bill 6194

Bipartisan Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk, Advocates Urge Inslee to Sign Into Law OLYMPIA — Legislators in the Washington State Senate voted today to approve…


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…


Release: House Education Committee Votes Against Moving SB 6194 Forward

Education committee votes down bill as kids watch; 15 days remain to save schools OLYMPIA, WA — A bill that would save public charter schools…


Parents, Students, Advocates to House Education Committee: “Please Save Our Schools”

OLYMPIA — More than 75 public charter school parents, students, community leaders and advocates traveled from across the state to Olympia today to support Senate…


16,550 Supporters and Counting in Campaign to Keep Public Charter Schools Open

Campaign to Keep Washington’s Public Charter Schools Open Continues to Build Momentum OLYMPIA – Act Now for Washington Students—the student and parent led coalition to keep…


Washington’s Public Charter Schools on Path to Successful First Year Despite Threat of Closure Following State Supreme Court Ruling

Early Data Indicates Rapid Gains in Student Achievement SEATTLE – Data released this week from several of Washington’s public charter schools reveals that the new…


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