Free Webinar Opportunity to learn about Public Charter School Facilities


Free Webinar Opportunity to learn about Public Charter School Facilities

Education Week is hosting a free webinar with experts from Colorado and California to discuss the challenges and best practices in securing facilities for public…


Disadvantaged Students Benefit Most from Charter Schools

Across the country, charter schools are playing an important role in providing educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds. New research from the Center for…


Ahead of the Curve

There are 295 school districts across the state of Washington. And so far only one, Spokane Public Schools, has opted to become a charter school…


Arne Duncan Says Charters “Deliver on the Dream”

Last week, education and charter school leaders met in Washington, D.C. for the 2013 National Charter School Conference, where Arne Duncan provided a powerful call…


Spokane Public Schools step closer to charter schools

Spokane Public Schools is on its way to establishing the first charter school in Washington. That should come as no surprise: Superintendent Shelley Redinger announced the…


Statement in response to the I-1240 lawsuit

In response to the recent lawsuit filed challenging the voter-supported I-1240 initiative, the Washington State Charters Schools Association issued a statement that can be found…


Editorial: Charter Schools Association an ally in shaping new schools

This editorial about the Association ran in The Seattle Times on Sunday, July 7. SKEPTICS and proponents of charter schools have a new ally. The Charter Schools…


Association Statement: I-1240 Lawsuit

July 8, 2013 – Public charter schools are part of a range of solutions that will enable every child in Washington to have access to a…


Coalition’s suit challenges state’s charter-schools law

The drama over whether to allow charter schools in Washington state is getting another act. A coalition led by the state teachers union filed a…


Community activist and grandmother learning from others

Yalonda Gill Masundire is a community activist and grandmother who lives in southeast Seattle. She supports public charter schools because she wants all students to…


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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

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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

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