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Daily Archives: September 4th, 2015

Washington’s Supreme Court strikes down I-1240 (charter schools) in its entirety

Excerpt: Once again, the Washington State Supreme Court has ridden to the rescue of Washington’s beleaguered public schools system. In a monumentally important 6-3 decision released late this afternoon, the Court struck down Initiative 1240, a charter schools measure voters narrowly passed in 2012, as unconstitutional in its entirety. The decision means that Washington’s experiment with […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Washington’s Supreme Court allows Eyman’s I-1366 to proceed to November 2015 ballot

Excerpt: This morning, the Washington State Supreme Court rendered a preliminary verdict in Huff v. Wyman, the scope challenge to Tim Eyman’s I-1366. The Court has ruled unanimously that plaintiffs’ request for an injunction should be denied, which we understand means that I-1366 will appear on the November 2015 ballot. The Court entered the following order: […]
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