The Answer Sheet: Initiative Squeaks Through

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Washington to allow charter schools after billionaire-backed initiative squeaks through

Washington becomes the 42nd state to allow public charter schools to open now that ballot Initiative1240 has passed by barely 1 percentage point -- this after a group of billionaires, including Bill Gates, donated more than $10 million to get it pushed through.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:03 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)