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


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…


For Immediate Release: Students and Families WIN in Charter Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Friday, February 17, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 or Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 WA Charters Statement on Ruling in El…


WA Charters Joins Campaign for Student Success, Rapidly Growing Coalition for Equitable McCleary Solution

SEATTLE, Wash. — Today, WA Charters announced that it has joined the Campaign for Student Success, a growing coalition advocating for the development of a new,…


WA Charters Launches New Campaign as Schools Prepare to Expand in the 2017-18 School Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Fall Enrollment Open for Washington Charter Public Schools SEATTLE, Wash. – On January…


WA Charters Announces Top Priorities for 2017 Legislative Session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 “We Stand With All Public School Students” Charter Public School Advocates Call for…


Amicus filings: Groups come to charter defense

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Contact: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826  Legislators, Former State Officials, and Others Sign…


Students, Parents and Legislators Tell the Dramatic Story of Washington’s Charter Public Schools in New Documentary Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Friday, December 16, 2016 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826  “Rescuing Washington’s Charter Schools” Tells Story of Families Fighting to Keep their Public…


Washington State’s Charter Public School Law Receives Perfect Score in New Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Contact: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) Ranks Washington First in the Country…


Hearing in Charter Public School Case Draws Parents and Students from Across Washington State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Friday, November 4, 2016 Contact: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Hearing to Dismiss Key Arguments, Lobbyist Backers…


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For thousands of children in Washington State, a high-quality education is out of reach. Washington is home to startling - and increasing - educational inequities for children from low-income communities, children with special needs, and children of color.

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