SB 6202 - DIGEST

Authorizes new school models with alternative forms of school governance that focus on improving academic achievement for educationally disadvantaged students.

Authorizes charter schools.

Establishes the Washington charter school commission as an independent state agency whose mission is to authorize high quality charter schools throughout the state, particularly schools designed to expand opportunities for educationally disadvantaged students.

Establishes the transformation zone district as a statewide school district within the state.