The Washington State Supreme Court Recently ruled that charter schools are in violation of the state’s constitution and therefore cannot receive public funding. This is a huge blow to the education privatization movement and a tremendous victory for public education!
Must Read Articles on the Washington State Supreme Court’s Ruling:
From the Washington Post:
A Perfect Education Storm in Washington State by Valerie Strauss with a post by Wayne Au, an associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell and an editor for the social justice education magazine, Rethinking Schools. He was also a plaintiff in the charter school legal challenge, along with organizations including the Washington Education Association and the League of Women Voters.
Washington Supreme Court expels charter schools from state public school system
Charter School Proponents are Reeling in the Wake of the Court’s Landmark Ruling
(originally published on Alternet) by Steve Rosenfeld
Washington State Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Charter School Ruling by