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Spokane likely to authorize first charter school

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SEATTLE — The Spokane School District appears likely to authorize Washington state’s first charter school on Wednesday.

A board committee has endorsed Pride Prep — one of three applicants who wanted to open a charter school within district borders — and the board will finalize its choice with a vote Wednesday evening.

District spokesman Kevin Morrison said Tuesday the whole process has been seamless, businesslike and with no negative comments aimed at the district or the applicants.

“From the district…

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