Promising Gains for Washington’s Charter Public School Students


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…


King County Charter Schools Students to Benefit from $20,000 through Trauma-Informed and Restorative Justice Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 7, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724-263-9826 WA Charters and Seneca Family of Agency Receive Funding through King…


Our Statement on the Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA

In response to today’s announcement from the Trump administration, WA Charters released the following statement and call to action: As expected, this morning, the Trump…


Washington’s Charter Public School Students Head Back to School

Eight schools grow and two new schools launch to serve more than 2,500 students across the state Seattle, WA — School is already back in session…


Impact Public Schools to Launch Tukwila’s First Charter Public School

Impact Public Schools to Launch Tukwila’s First Charter Public School The Washington State Charter School Commission authorizes a new, high-quality K-5 public school option for…


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…


Two New Charter Public School Groups In Washington Receive Major National Funding Award

     For Immediate Release: May 3, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or (724) 263-9826 NewSchools Venture Fund selects new charter public schools in…


WA Charters Celebrates National Charter Schools Week with Family Outreach Event, Launch of School Listening Tour and Annual Statewide Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724-263-9826 SEATTLE – The Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) is…


Strong New Charter Law Puts Washington State 4th in the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’Annual State Charter School Laws Rankings Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its…


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