By Airik Myers, The Seattle Medium
The Zeta Upsilon chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., in partnership with Omega Charities of Seattle, a 501c3 entity, recently held its 1st annual Book Bag Drive to ensure that local students have the necessary tools to be successful in the classroom. The organization, founded on the principals of community service and uplifting communities, set out to provide book bags and school supplies for 50 students attending the Rainier Valley Academy and Washington Middle School in Seattle.
As the Pandemic Set In, Charter Schools Saw Their Highest Enrollment Growth Since 2015, 42-State Analysis Shows
Charter schools experienced more growth in 2020-21 — the first full year of the pandemic— than they’ve seen in the past six years, according to preliminary data released Wednesday from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
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America’s public charter school sector is expanding and meeting the needs of families and students. Data obtained by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools indicates charter school enrollment grew 7% in the 2020-21 school year, while district public school enrollment decreased in every state.