Districts split over charter schools


Districts split over charter schools

Washington voters have decided they want to add charter schools to the education mix in the state, and the three largest districts are taking different…


Five important results from new charter school study for Washington state

On Monday, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University released The National Charter School Study 2013. It is an update and…


Federal Grant Opportunity for Washington Public Charter School Developers

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement recently announced that public charter school developers located in Washington state are eligible to apply…


Gig Harbor mom determined to open one of Washington’s first charter schools

Privately run, publicly funded schools will begin opening in our state in the fall of 2014, after Washington voters gave their approval to a charter…


Meet the Inaugural Washington State Charter Leader Cohort

Today, the Washington State Charter Schools Association announced the members of the inaugural Washington State Charter Leader Cohort. These committed, trailblazing school leaders were chosen…


Federal Charter School Grant Webinars

The Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement has announced their 2013 grant process for planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools. …


Summary of charter school research finds positive academic results for charter school students

There are mainly positive results for students who attend public charter schools compared with traditional public schools, a summary of current research on public charter…


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Impact Public Schools started their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) professional development series yesterday with a great presentation from Cheyenne Batista and Firefly Worldwide Inc, committing to making IPS an inclusive space for all. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools made an appearance at New Holly this weekend and connected with both new and current students! ... See MoreSee Less

Ashé Preparatory Academy educators had a great time at the #SkywayFestival connecting with their community! Learn more about Ashé Preparatory Academy here: www.asheprep.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools staff had a great day of team building where they conquered fears and grew stronger as a unit. This awesome team really knows how to work hard and have fun all at the same time! ... See MoreSee Less

Innovation High School loves to highlight the amazing and creative work their students are involved with. Daniel, a junior at IHS, is a great designer who loves to create leather pieces. Here are a few examples of his talent. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools spent an evening listening to the perspectives of their founding family members while sharing an Ethiopian meal at one of their favorite local restaurants. They are now preparing to make home visits to all the new families they are welcoming into their school. ... See MoreSee Less

Ashé Preparatory Academy is hard at work preparing for their opening and start of the school year! ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools Community Outreach Ambassador team spent the day meeting new families at the Othello International Festival and Parade! ... See MoreSee Less

Pinnacles Prep had a great time participating in the Cherry Festival! ... See MoreSee Less

Learn more about Summit Olympus where 100% of graduates were accepted to four-year colleges earning about $2 MILLION in scholarships, grants & financial aid! Register today at: olympus.summitps.org/ or consider attending the next Open House Dinner on Thursday, Sept 5th at 6pm. You can contact the office at (253) 444-9781. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools scholars love math! Last year, 88% of students met or exceeded growth targets in Math on the NWEA nationally norm referenced assessment. Staff is prepping for year two with professional development training from a national expert and original author of Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI). ... See MoreSee Less

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