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Anti-racism resources

In the wake of recent racism-fueled violence – violence that echoes centuries of racist action across the nation and in Washington state – WA Charters is working to put together a list of anti-racist resources that may be helpful to our staff, community, networks, and sector. Resources will be updated regularly. Are we missing something? … Read More

Charter Sector Community Update: Learning together

When school doors closed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Washington state charter public schools rose to the challenge, providing students with high-quality, virtual learning. Now, WA Charters is working with members, supporters, and partners to ensure the sector is prepared for what comes next. Here are just a few highlights from the past month. National and … Read More

Impact Public Schools Honored With National “Above And Beyond” Award For Service To Students And Community During Pandemic

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020 Contact: Nathan Wilson Phone: 316-250-2751 Email: National Charter Schools Week celebrates charter school achievements May 10 – May 16, 2020 TUKWILA, WA – In celebration of National Charter Schools Week (NCSW), today, Impact Public Schools  joins a select group of 10 schools being recognized by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools as Above and Beyond Award honorees. The … Read More

Lumen High School Supporting their Community During COVID-19

Teen parents often struggle to find belonging in their community. Their access to education is difficult and sometimes feels impossible. Many young parents find themselves leaving school before completion and isolated while caring for their child. Lumen High School, a charter public school in Spokane, was designed by those young parents and a passionate group … Read More