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...