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When it comes to special education, Washington charter public schools are setting a high bar, new research shows

Seattle—A recent study conducted by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) found that charter schools in Washington state, on average, enroll higher percentages of students with disabilities than the state average — and considerably more than the average for charters nationwide. Here are the major findings from the CRPE study, which evaluated Washington state … Read More

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Volunteer and Help WA’s Charters Prepare for the New School Year

Summer is here, and preparations for next school year are already in full swing! Over the next month, WA Charters will be hosting weeks of service at several of our state’s charter public schools, which will be welcoming students back in August! We are looking for volunteers like you to come out and join us … Read More

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WA Charters Announces its 2018-2019 School Leadership and Design Fellows

For Immediate Release | Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Contact: Maggie Meyers at 724-263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org Seattle—As part of its mission to advocate and support the development of high-quality charter public schools, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) today announced it has selected the following candidates for its 2018-2019 WA Charters School Leadership and … Read More

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Four Questions for Debra Sullivan, Founder of Ashé Prep

Recently, we sat down with Debra Sullivan, founder Washington’s newest charter school – Ashé Prep – which is set to open in 2019. Here’s what we learned about this visionary leader. What is your personal ‘why’ – why you are passionate about innovative school design, and why do you want to start a charter public school … Read More