Charter school lawsuit comes a little too early

In our opinion


It’s too bad last fall’s Initiative 1240 allowing for creation of charter schools didn’t pass by a wider statewide margin. If it had, it would have been easier to claim those filing a lawsuit seeking to overturn the results weren’t hearing what voters were saying – that our public school system needs reforms.

The Washington Education Association, League of Women Voters of Washington and Chicano/Latino civil rights organization El Centro de la Raza filed a lawsuit Feb. 27 with the state Attorney General’s office challenging the constitutionality of I-1240. According to a news rel...

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