Washington Becomes 42nd State to Allow Charter SchoolsWashington voters have narrowly approved an initiative that clears the way for up to 40 charter schools to be opened in the state over the next five years.
WA Charter Schools Petition Nets 350K Ballot Signers Supporters of charter schools submitted more than enough signatures Friday in their efforts to put the initiative on the November ballot, shifting the work to persuading Washington voters it will be good for students.
Lawmakers to Propose WA Charter Schools Bill Several Washington state lawmakers plan to introduce a bill later this week that would allow for public charter schools in the state.