Volunteer and Help WA’s Charters Prepare for the New School Year


Volunteer and Help WA’s Charters Prepare for the New School Year

Summer is here, and preparations for next school year are already in full swing! Over the next month, WA Charters will be hosting weeks of…


Willow Public School Announces Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 22, 2017 CONTACT: Maggie Meyers at 724-263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org   Walla Walla’s First Charter Public School Finds a Home at…


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As you may be aware, the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program may be rescinded in the coming days.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


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…


What Parents Are Saying About WA Charters’ Third Annual Conference – The Urgency of Now: Fusing Equity and Innovation

Last week, parents, educators and partners gathered to connect with peers and industry leaders from across the state and country at WA Charters’ third annual…


McCleary Update: Background, Policy Priorities, and What’s Next

By Mitch Price The state legislature recently completed its regularly scheduled 105-day legislative session without adopting a budget nor the education policy changes mandated by…


As Lobbyists Try to Rush El Centro vs. Washington Appeal, a Parent and Student Speak Up

Shirline Wilson and her son, Miles, File a Declaration in El Centro Case Reminding Court What’s Really Best for Kids Shirline Wilson is a mom…


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…


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We are excited to share Superintendent Reykdal’s address to special educators in our state. Through the leadership of Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Glenna Gallo, OSPI is prioritizing inclusive practices in its special education priorities for the upcoming legislative session. These priorities are aligned to our sector’s mission to ensure every student is served.

We are pleased that OSPI has encouraged perspectives from the charter sector as they develop their strategic plan for special education.
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ICYMI: A recent study by CRPE - Center on Reinventing Public Education report shows that #Washington charter public schools are setting the bar high and serving special education students at a higher rate than district public schools.

Read more here: bit.ly/2nrwyVO
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Find out what it's like inside of Washington's charter public schools, where teachers can customize curriculum for different learning styles and give students the personal attention they need to succeed. ... See MoreSee Less

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