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


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As you may be aware, the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program may be rescinded in the coming days.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


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…


Our Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

WA Charters issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education today: Our public education system is — and this can’t be argued — the…


A Major Milestone for WA Charters

Dear Friends, Yesterday, we reached a major milestone in our fight to ensure that charter public schools continue to serve Washington families. I’m excited to…


Kids Win: Early Victory as Judge Tosses Baseless Claims, Dismisses Lobbying Organizations from Charter School Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Friday, November 18, 2016 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Dismissal Underscores Political Nature of Lawsuit SEATTLE, Wash. – In a decision released…


Kids Win: Bipartisan Public Charter School Bill Becomes Law in Washington

Families, Students and Advocates Celebrate After Months of Grassroots Advocacy OLYMPIA — Marking a major victory for Washington students and families, Governor Inslee announced today…


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