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November 10, 2012 at 5:01 PM

Charter schools backers claim victory in WA

The Associated Press There are ballots left to be counted, but backers of Washington’s charter school initiative have claimed victory. With about 90 percent of ballots expected counted Saturday, Initiative 1240 was passing with 51 percent of the vote — a 41,689-vote gap. There are about 315,000 ballots received statewide that have not been tallied. The initiative…


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