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Are you passionate about education reform in Washington State? Do you want to lead the implementation of high-quality public charter schools in districts across Washington?…


Next Steps for Washington State Charters

There have been some exciting recent developments toward the development of high-quality public charter schools in Washington. Earlier this month, the State Board of Education…


Happy Hour Discussion with National Blended Learning Experts

October 8th 5pm – 7pm McKinstry Innovation Center 210 S. Hudson Street (3rd floor) Free parking available on the first and second floors Please join us…


Opportunity for Washington Charter Applicants

In order to support the growing charter school movement in our state, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) is launching a new membership…


State now taking applications for charter schools

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state’s new Charter School Commission opened the statewide application process for charter schools on Monday. The first step in the process…


Tacoma shows new interest in charter schools

Board members say questions that stopped them from filing an application last year have been answered Tacoma Public Schools will submit a second letter of…


Washington’s charter-school pioneers need to be bold

Three Washington educators are at the forefront of the state’s new charter school effort. Columnist Lynne K. Varner welcomes them to this exciting endeavor. Today…


Washington State Voter Analysis Shows Support Among Minority Communities

This blog originally ran on the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools website. One of the most interesting aspects of last fall’s ballot box victory…


Three women and a charter schools movement

My column this week features three longtime Washington educators preparing to launch three separate public charter schools. Brenda McDonald, Kristina Bellamy-McClain and Maggie O’Sullivan are…


Spokane Public Schools taking proposals as cutoff nears

Seven years of foreign language. Extra math and science. Nine-hour school days and an extended school year. These are the makings of a charter school…


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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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