Victory for Students and Families: Charter Public Schools Ruled Constitutional


Victory for Students and Families: Charter Public Schools Ruled Constitutional

For Immediate Release | Contact: Maggie Meyers, 724-263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org Washington Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Students and Families; Takes Step Forward in Closing the…


Impact | Puget Sound Elementary Opens in Tukwila

First Day of School Marks Launch of Tukwila’s First Charter Public School and Washington’s First “Homegrown” Charter Network For Immediate Release | Monday, August 27, 2018…


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…


WA Charters Announces its 2018-2019 School Leadership and Design Fellows

For Immediate Release | Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Contact: Maggie Meyers at 724-263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org Seattle—As part of its mission to advocate and support the…


Ashé Preparatory Academy Approved to Open a K-8 School in Skyway/West Hill

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 22, 2018 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or (724) 263-9826 With Unanimous Support, Washington State Charter School Commission Authorizes Culturally-Responsive…


1,500 Students, Teachers and Parents Gather in Olympia to Attend Supreme Court Hearing on Charter Public Schools’ Constitutionality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2018 CONTACT: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 or Salman Akhtar at (609) 558-1004 Charter Public School Students from Across Washington State Participate…


Our Statement on Upcoming State Supreme Court Hearing on Charter Case

Today, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) released the following statement: “We are aware that some have called on a state Supreme Court…


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…


Tribal Schools, Education Experts and Business Leaders Recognized as Key Voices in El Centro Lawsuit by State Supreme Court

Big Win for Charter Public Schools as Supreme Court Recognizes Tribal Schools, Education Experts and Business Leaders as Key Voices in Lawsuit Despite opposition from…


Promising Gains for Washington’s Charter Public School Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org Seattle – The Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) today released a summary of statewide test results…


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FUN FACT: Last year, students at Rainier Valley Leadership Academy exceeded their projected academic growth in Reading and Math – exceeding math projections by 250% based on nationally normed tests! ... See MoreSee Less

FUN FACT: In 2018, SOAR Academy experienced gap-closing success for 100% of kindergarteners in Math and 87% in reading! ... See MoreSee Less

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FUN FACT: 100% of seniors at Summit Public Schools - Washington Sierra campus are taking at least 3 AP classes. Nationally, only 30% of high school seniors take an AP class! ... See MoreSee Less

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

There is nothing like curling up with a good book! Check out these Impact Public Schools kindergarteners flexing their reading muscles! 📚💪🏽📚💪🏾📚💪🏼 ... See MoreSee Less

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

Check out the Summit Olympus volleyball team vs. faculty! Some students were also celebrating senior night. They will be among the very first to graduate HS from a charter public school in Washington! ... See MoreSee Less

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

Many thanks to all those who attended our first ever Game Changers Breakfast this morning! We appreciate your unwavering support. Your commitment ensures that families have free, innovative, public school options, and will impact the 3,400 students currently attending charter public schools and many more students and families into the future. Hear more from students about their experiences at wacharters.org/blog/ ... See MoreSee Less

“I’ve had tremendous support in accomplishing my goals with help from my teachers, mentors and principal…At Summit Sierra, faculty believe in students even when students don’t believe in themselves.”

Spotlight Speaker Ashley Clark at the first annual Game Changers Breakfast. Ashley is a senior at Summit Public Schools - Washington Sierra campus. She will be one of the first charter public school graduates in Washington state.

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“All students deserve high-quality education that prepares them for college, career and life.”

Dr. Sullivan, founder of Ashé Preparatory Academy and Spotlight Speaker at the first annual Game Changers Breakfast.

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

Attendees of the first annual Game Changers Breakfast heard from Chief Executive Officer Patrick D’Amelio and Chief Program Officer Rekha Bhatt about major achievements at each Washington charter public school and plans for the future of the sector.

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

Welcomed by CEO Patrick D'Amelio, advocates, supporters, families, students and school staff celebrated the recent Washington State Supreme Court ruling in favor of charter public schools at the first annual Game Changers Breakfast!
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Washington State Charter Schools Association

Let the games begin! Chess season has kicked off at Spokane International Academy where a whopping 72 students--25% of the student body--participates! ♘♟️♔♛ ... See MoreSee Less

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