The Washington Supreme Court has ruled the state’s voter-approved charter-school law unconstitutional.
The decision casts a shadow over Tacoma’s first three charter schools that opened in August, leaving their funding in jeopardy.Note our bold above. This is the same WSSC that is fining the state legislature--speaking of things unconstitutional--$100,000 per day until it passes legislation increasing funding for schools. Certain schools, that is;
A coalition of groups — including the state teachers union, a group of Washington school administrators and the League of Women Voters — sued the state in 2013 to stop the new charter system, adopted by voters in 2012. That ballot initiative made Washington the 42nd state to approve charters.Not exactly a bold new experiment. But, the special interests rule the state supreme court in Washington state, when it comes to educating its children.