What the Washington State Supreme Court Decision on Charter Schools Achieved

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Dora, the ruling prevents

Dora, the ruling prevents public tax dollars from being used to fund charter schools. So, what's it matter to anyone if said charters are privately funded?

Scott more than 1 year ago

Actually, that is not what

Actually, that is not what happened. $14M of private money was promised but never delivered. See "The charter school shell game in Washington State: Money laundering at its best (or worst?) by way of OSPI" at the Seattle Education blog.

The point of charter schools is to use public funds for private ventures.

Dora Taylor 254 days ago

Of course, the public

Of course, the public teachers unions are more concerned with their jobs than helping kids learn. The supreme court of Washington is also on the take.

Great job public unions!

Seattleoutcast more than 1 year ago

Great summary. The only thing

Great summary. The only thing that I'd like changed is the number of students currently in charter schools. According to the legally required filings of the P-223 documents, the current charter enrollment is under 800 as of October 1st. Charter schools lost some 15% of students in September. I imagine more will keep trickling out.

Greg more than 1 year ago

Greg, now I hear it's down to

Greg, now I hear it's down to 500 students and money is pouring into Washington State once again to get around the court ruling.

I'll be posting information about that very soon.

Dora more than 1 year ago

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