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Ashé Preparatory Academy Opens Doors to Students

For Immediate Release | Wednesday, August 28, 2019 CONTACT | Maggie Meyers, maggie@wacharters.org or 724.263.9826 Kent, WA—On Monday, August 26, 2019, Ashé Preparatory Academy, opened its doors for the very first time to its founding students and families. Approved in 2018 by the Washington State Charter School Commission to serve grades K-8, Ashé Prep is serving 140 students in … Read More

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Back to School Season in Full Swing for Washington’s Charter Public Schools

For Immediate Release | Thursday, August 28, 2019 Contact | Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or (724) 263-9826 Seattle, WA—The 2019-20 school year has officially kicked off at most of the state’s charter public schools. This year, ten charter public schools statewide will serve approximately 3,500 students. For the sector’s most veteran schools, this year marks the fifth year of … Read More

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A charter public school saved my life – and could change yours

By Karla Soto Mullins I was born in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, the fifth of eight children. My mother became a widow at a very young age, and when I was four years old, she had the opportunity to come to the United States so that she could provide a better life for us. However, it … Read More

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Una escuela pública autónoma me salvó la vida y podría cambiar la suya

de Karla Soto-Mullins Nací en Culiacán, Sinaloa, México, la quinta de ocho hijos. Mi madre se quedó viuda a una edad muy temprana, y cuando yo tenía cuatro años, tuvo la oportunidad de venir a los Estados Unidos para poder brindarnos una vida mejor. Sin embargo, no fue algo fácil de hacer. Sin una educación … Read More

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Join us November 14!

Join WA Charters for our second annual Game Changers Breakfast, a fundraiser and celebration for Washington’s growing sector of innovative charter public schools. Designed to close systemic opportunity gaps, Washington’s charter public schools are founded on the belief that every student deserves the chance to go to a school that puts their needs first, regardless … Read More