YAKIMA, WA. -- This is a big week for two potential charter schools in Yakima County.
The Yakima Academy and Sunnyside Charter Academy are applying to be a part of 40 charter schools opening up in Washington over the next 5 years.
Monday, all 19 applicants from around the state will speak in Spokane at a forum in front of the Washington Charter School Commission. Then on Thursday the schools will speak at Perry Technical Institute in Yakima.