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Initiative 1240 - Charter Schools

  • Aired: 11/02/2012
  • 26:46
  • Rating: NR
Voters in Washington state will decide whether to allow students to receive their educations at public charter schools. Forty one other states make provisions for charter schools including Oregon. Northwest Now producer, host and reporter Tom Layson traveled to Portland to visit a charter school, and leads the in-studio discussion between advocates on both sides of Initiative 1240.
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Voters in Washington state will decide whether to allow public charter schools.
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