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WA Charter School Law Ranked as 3rd Best

WA Charter School Law Ranked as 3rd Best

An annual analysis of charter school laws ranks Washington's at the top The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) today announced the release of its annual rankings of state charter school laws across the country, listing...

State Board of Ed Reviews Charter Draft Rules

State Board of Ed Reviews Charter Draft Rules

The State Board of Education met this week to review and discuss draft rules for the state’s first public charter schools. Members of the Washington Coalition for Public Charter Schools attended the public meeting to continue its leadership efforts...

WA Public Charter Schools Initiative Now State Law

WA Public Charter Schools Initiative Now State Law

Dear I-1240 supporters: The Washington Public Charter Schools Initiative (I-1240) became state law today after the November 2012 election was officially certified. We’d like to thank you for your help in passing this important initiative and...

Op-Ed: Why Teachers Will Love Charter Schools

Op-Ed: Why Teachers Will Love Charter Schools

By Liv Finne Washington Policy Center Bob Dean is a public school teacher and a supporter of Initiative 1240, the ballot measure to allow public charter schools in Washington. He is the head of his school's Math Department, teaches Advanced...