Shavar Jeffries asks us to consider the depth of every child's genius: 'If the kids were great and amazing before we showed up, what does that say about their families and their communities?'

Recapping the Washington State Charters Schools Association Conference morning general session


WA Charters CEO Patrick d'Amelio kicked off the 2018 charter conference's opening general session with a reminder of the strides Washington's school choice movement has made toward more equitable, diverse schools in just a few short years:

He also reminded us that a respect for parents is a core reason why so many value school choice:

Next we heard from Jalen Johnson, a junior at Seattle's Summit Sierra High School: