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


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…


WA Charters Names Patrick D’Amelio as New CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 20, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724-263-9826 Public Education Champion Named CEO of Washington State Charter Schools Association…


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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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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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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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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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