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Two More Charter Schools Likely To Get Approval

The schools expected to be approved at a meeting next week of the Charter School Commission in Yakima are a Green Dot middle and high school in Seattle and an elementary school in Sunnyside in Central Washington

CBS Seattle–09/29/2014

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Washington High Court Hearing About School Funding

A group pushing for increased funding for Washington public schools plans a rally Wednesday in Olympia before the state Supreme Court hears why lawmakers haven’t done more

CBS Seattle–09/03/2014

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Washington’s First Charter School Prepares To Open

First Place must show that it can help low income kids do as well or better academically than they would have at their neighborhood schools

CBS Seattle–09/01/2014

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Class Size Ballot Measure Has Raised $630,000

Most of the money is from the Washington Education Association, the statewide teachers union

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Washington Loses Waiver On No Child Left Behind

Washington state has become the first to lose its federal waiver for requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law

CBS Seattle–04/24/2014

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Judge To Decide Fate Of New Charter School Law

A judge will soon decide whether the state’s new charter school law is an innovative tool for educating Washington’s children or violates the state Constitution’s mandate for an equal education for all.

CBS Seattle–11/22/2013

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