Ruling in Washington State Harms Low-income Families

Ruling in Washington State Harms Low-income Families

Ruling in Washington State Harms Low-income Families 
 
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, the Washington State Supreme Court said it will not reconsider a September ruling that charter schools are unconstitutional in the state. Alex Kelly, National Legislative Director for Excellence in Education (@Excel_National) issued the following statement. 
 
“The Washington State Supreme Court decision goes against the wishes of the state’s voters and is particularly harmful to low-income families. Charter schools give all parents the choice of putting their children in a better learning environment if their traditional public school isn’t meeting their needs. We encourage Washington lawmakers to take a stand for children and address this issue promptly.”
 
 
 
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