Meet Jalen.

  My name is Jalen Johnson, and I’m a junior at Summit Sierra. Let’s flash back to 8th grade. I was a quiet and anxious kid, feeling defined and constrained by my diagnoses of Autism and ADHD. I was a B/B- student, and not hopeful about my prospects for college – and I know that … Read More


1,500 Students, Teachers and Parents Gather in Olympia to Attend Supreme Court Hearing on Charter Public Schools’ Constitutionality

For Immediate Release | May 17, 2018 CONTACT: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 or Salman Akhtar at (609) 558-1004 Charter Public School Students from Across Washington State Participate in a Day of Learning and Action on the morning of the State Supreme Court’s Hearing in El Centro de la Raza v. Washington OLYMPIA, WA. – This morning, … Read More


Our Statement on Upcoming State Supreme Court Hearing on Charter Case

For Immediate Release | May 2, 2018 Today, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) released the following statement: “We are aware that some have called on a state Supreme Court justice to recuse from the latest legal challenge to Washington’s strong charter school law. Our association, schools, families and students have the utmost … Read More