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Impact | Puget Sound Elementary Opens in Tukwila

For Immediate Release | August 27, 2018 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724-263-9826 First Day of School Marks Launch of Tukwila’s First Charter Public School and Washington’s First “Homegrown” Charter Network Tukwila, WA—Today marks the official launch of Impact Public Schools, Washington’s first “homegrown” charter public school network, as Impact | Puget Sound Elementary (PSE) … Read More

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Willow Public School Launches

For Immediate Release | August 20, 2018 Three years after authorization, Walla Walla’s First Charter Public School Welcomes Students Walla Walla – Today marks the first day of school for Willow Public School, with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade “founders” entering the brand new charter public school’s doors with much excitement. Since being authorized by … Read More

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Meet Washington’s charter public school teachers.

At Washington’s charter public schools, talented educators are transforming classrooms and communities. Washington’s law is ranked among top in the nation for its high level of accountability in exchange for flexibility to offer innovative options to families. Teachers in Washington’s charter public schools are given more flexibility to customize their teaching methods and curriculum to … Read More

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What we mean when we talk about “Community”

By Derek Dias and Francesca McDaniel, WA Charters Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Team Imagine your community. What does it look like? Is it a place or a group of people? Or, are you thinking of a distinct memory of belonging? “Community”, like its cousins “equity” and “diversity”, is a term that has become so … Read More