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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…


Building on Success: Washington State Charter Public Schools Head Back to School, Grow to Serve More Grade Levels

Enrollment for Washington’s Charter Public Schools In Full Swing as Schools Expand for Second Year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2016 Contact: Maggie Meyers at…


Washington State Charter Schools Association Issues Statement 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821  Lawsuit flies in the face of voters, bipartisan legislative effort to save local…


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…


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