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Blog posts : "Charter Schools"

Washington Supreme Court Strikes Down Charter School Law

September 20, 2015

A 6-3 decision of the Washington State Supreme Court struck down that state's 2012 voter referendum establishing charter schools there. The majority held, under the specific provisions of the Washington State Constitution and state judicial precedents going back more than a century, that common (pub…

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Charter Schools

September 17, 2013

The State Education Department has received 50 "Letters of Intent" for proposed charter schools. Of the 50, SED has accepted 28 and invited those entities to submit full applications by Sept. 18. They are in New York City (22), Buffalo, Oswego, Potsdam and Rochester. You can download the list as xl…

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NY Charter Schools and Wage Laws

October 27, 2010

Court: NY charter schools not subject to wage laws

Associated Press

ALBANY — New York's top court says charter school contracts for construction, renovation, repair and maintenance are not subject to the state labor law requiring payment of prevailing wage rates.

The Court of Appeals rejected the sta…

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