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Washington Charter Schools

Ed Today: Washington Preps For First Charter School Commission; Texas School Funding Protest

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

Chartering Hits Washington Last November, Washington state voted to allow the creation of its first ever charter schools. Now, reports the Associated Press, activists, teachers and parents are applying to be on the state's first charter commission, the body that decides which charter schools are approved and denied. "I've seen the power that specialized programs can have," said fifth grade teacher Ryan Grant. "I see a lot of potential around the state for innovative schools."

Education 'Insiders' Extremely Skeptical Of Positive Education Reform Post-Election

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

Education consulting group Whiteboard Advisors recently conducted surveys of 50-75 anonymous political and policy “insiders” prior to and in the a...

Spokane To Apply For Charter School After Approval Of Washington's Initiative 1240

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

Washington’s Initiative 1240, which allows for the creation of up to 40 charter schools over five years, has been approved by a majority of Washingt...