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For Immediate Release: March 19, 2014

Plans Announced for First Annual Washington Charter Schools ConferenceRegistration for Conference, to be Held in May, Opens Today Seattle, Wash. – Today WA Charters announced plans for the first annual Washington State Charter Schools Association Conference…


For Immediate Release: Jan. 30, 2014

WA Charters Applauds Approval of Seven Public Charter SchoolsWill Support Prospective School Founders in Strengthening Charter Applications for Summer 2014 Seattle, Wash. – Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) interim CEO Marta Reyes-Newberry issued…


For Immediate Release: Jan. 23 2014

First Public Charter School Approved in Washington State Spokane Public Schools Approves PRIDE Prep Led By WA Charters Fellow Brenda McDonald Spokane, Wash. – Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) interim CEO Marta Reyes-Newberry…


News Release: School Leader Hosts Community Forums in Tacoma to Discuss Charter Schools

WA Charters fellow Kristina Bellamy-McClain will lead meetings in Tacoma to discuss community needs and answer questions about public charter schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TACOMA – A series of public forums will take place in…


Summit Public Schools and Green Dot Public Schools Applying to Come to Washington

NEWS RELEASE WA Charters Announces Summit Public Schools and Green Dot Public Schools Applying to Come to Washington Proven Charter Operators to Join Local Public School Leaders in Building a High-Quality Charter School Sector  Seattle, Wash. –…


News Release: School Leader Hosts Community Forums in Spokane to Discuss Charter Schools

WA Charters fellow Brenda McDonald will lead meetings in Spokane to discuss community needs and answer questions about public charter schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPOKANE – A series of public forums will take place in…


News Release: School Leader Hosts Community Forums in South King County to Discuss Charter Schools

WA Charters fellow Maggie O’Sullivan will lead meetings in South King County to discuss community needs and answer questions about public charter schools For Immediate Release SEATTLE – A series of public forums will take…


News Release: Longtime Charter School Leader Joins WA Charters

Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) today announced that respected public education and charter school leader Marta Reyes-Newberry will serve as its interim chief executive officer. Reyes will lead WA Charters working to support…


Spokane Approved as Charter School Authorizer

September 11, 2013 – Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) board chair Chris Korsmo issued the following statement on today’s action by the Washington State Board of Education to approve Spokane Public Schools as…


Association Statement: I-1240 Lawsuit

July 8, 2013 – Public charter schools are part of a range of solutions that will enable every child in Washington to have access to a great education. Washington parents and voters agreed with this when…


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