Washington’s Charter Public School Students Head Back to School

For Immediate Release | August 30, 2017 Eight schools grow and two new schools launch to serve more than 2,500 students across the state Seattle, WA — School is already back in session at nine of Washington’s charter public schools in Seattle, Tacoma, and Spokane, and by September 5th, teaching and learning will be in full … Read More


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As you may be aware, the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program may be rescinded in the coming days.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 immigrants who were brought to the United States as children to be granted a type of temporary permission to stay in the U.S. called “deferred action.” Many public school students … Read More


Our CEO Patrick D’Amelio on Atrocities in Charlottesville

Saturday’s unacceptable events in Charlottesville call us to reflect on how well we are standing up with families and communities of color, and what messages our words and actions – as well as silence and inaction – are sending to our nation’s next generation of leaders. As a parent, an advocate for young people, and as a human being, I feel a deep responsibility not only to acknowledge atrocities and … Read More