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Washington’s 9 Charter Schools Get Ready To Open Their Doors

This fall, nine charter schools are opening their doors across Washington state.


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2 More Schools Get OK From Washington Charter Commission

The statewide Charter School Commission on Thursday approved two new charter schools to open in Walla Walla and West Seattle in fall 2016.


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State Gives First Charter School Last Chance To Improve

Washington’s first charter school is being given one last chance to fix its problems.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2015

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Washington’s First Charter School Faces More Issues

Washington’s first charter school may have a new issue to deal with. The director of the State Charter School Commission said at a commission meeting on Wednesday that during a review of the Seattle school’s efforts to improve its operation he discovered the school’s board includes two people who are related to each other.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2015

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Vote So Far: 1 More Charter School Approved In WA

Washington’s statewide charter schools commission has voted to approve a new charter middle and high school to open in fall 2016 in Seattle.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2014

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Two More Charter Schools Likely To Get Approval

The schools expected to be approved at a meeting next week of the Charter School Commission in Yakima are a Green Dot middle and high school in Seattle and an elementary school in Sunnyside in Central Washington

CBS Seattle–09/29/2014

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New Round Begins For Washington Charter Proposals

Organizations that want to open a charter school in Washington state have until the end of the day on Friday to turn in a form that says they plan to apply to the statewide charter commission.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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3 Top Districts Take 3 Approaches To Charter Schools

Washington voters have decided they want to add charter schools to the education mix in the state, and the three largest districts are taking different approaches to the question: What should charter schools mean to our community?

CBS Seattle–07/01/2013

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More Gates Dollars To Jump Start Charter School Program

With the opening of Washington’s first charter school likely 15 months away, more dollars from Seattle’s tech economy are flowing toward groups that want to change the way the state thinks about public schools.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2013