Lumen High School Approved to Open Charter Public High School for Teen Parents in Spokane

For Immediate Release | Friday, June 28, 2019 CONTACT | Maggie Meyers, or 724.263.9826 Spokane, WA—On June 26th, Spokane Public Schools approved Lumen High School to open a charter public school that seeks to serve teen parents and their young children in Spokane. Lumen is the third charter public school to be authorized by … Read More


Newest Cohort of School Leadership and Design Fellows Announced

For Immediate Release | Wednesday, June 11, 2019 CONTACT | Maggie Meyers, or 724.263.9826 Four Groups Begin a Journey to Open New, Rigorous, Equity-Focused Charter Public Schools Across Washington in 2021 and 2022 Seattle—Today, the Washington State Charter Schools Association (WA Charters) announced it has chosen a new cohort for the School Leadership and … Read More


Our Statement on Green Dot Destiny and Excel Public Charter School Closure Announcement

For Immediate Release | June 7, 2019 The Green Dot Public Schools Washington’s Board of Directors voted to close two of its schools at the end of the current school year: Destiny Middle School in Tacoma and Excel Public Charter School in Kent. Both of these schools experienced significant struggles tied closely to low student … Read More