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July 3, 2013 at 1:45 PM

State teachers union, other groups sue to stop charter schools

A coalition headlined by Washington’s teachers union has filed a lawsuit challenging the┬áconstitutionality of a recently-approved state initiative establishing charter schools, the group announced Wednesday. The 31-page lawsuit, filed in King County Superior Court earlier in the day, seeks to stop the establishment of charter schools. A state commission established under the initiative is currently laying…

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