Meet Orion.


Meet Orion.

My name is Orion and a sophomore in my second year at Summit Atlas. I am proud to be one of Atlas’ founding students. My…


Meet Esther.

My name is Esther. I’m in 10th grade and in my second year at Summit Atlas, a charter public school in West Seattle. I’ve lived…


Our Statement on Washington Supreme Court’s Final McCleary Order

On June 7, the state Supreme Court issued its final order on the McCleary case. In response, WA Charters issued the following statement: The state Supreme…


Meet Jalen.

  My name is Jalen Johnson, and I’m a junior at Summit Sierra. Let’s flash back to 8th grade. I was a quiet and anxious…


Summit Sierra’s school culture celebrates diversity

                By Matt Halvorson Summit Sierra High School in Seattle is doing its part to create a school…


SOAR Academy in Tacoma ‘blows the roof off the myths’ about charter schools

By Matt Halvorson; originally published on Rise Up for Students Walk through the front doors of SOAR Academy these days and you’ll find the building…


Our Statement on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ Visit to Washington State

This week’s anticipated appearance of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in Washington has engendered passionate conversation. In light of this, WA Charters would like…


Standing with DACA Students

As you may be aware, the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program may be rescinded in the coming days. DACA allows certain undocumented…


Impact Public Schools Receives $1 Million Grant from Charter School Growth Fund

Impact Public Schools Receives $1 Million Grant from Charter School Growth Fund Washington-Based Charter Public School Organization Receives Its Second Prestigious Funding Award to Support…


Meet the Parent: Danielle Davies

WA Charters’ Franki McDaniel recently sat down with Tacoma charter parent Danielle Davies. Here’s what Danielle had to say about why charters are the right fit…


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