McCleary Overview

McCleary v. State of Washington

 

In McCleary v. State, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the State of Washington was not meeting its constitutional obligation to amply fund a uniform system of basic education. The Court retained jurisdiction to monitor the state legislature’s progress in fully funding a program of basic education by 2018.

Charter schools are public schools, so charter school students have the same positive constitutional right to an amply funded public education as other public schools students.

The following resources provide additional information re: the McCleary case and the ongoing legislative efforts to comply with the Court’s ruling and subsequent orders.

 

We are excited to share Superintendent Reykdal’s address to special educators in our state. Through the leadership of Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Glenna Gallo, OSPI is prioritizing inclusive practices in its special education priorities for the upcoming legislative session. These priorities are aligned to our sector’s mission to ensure every student is served.

We are pleased that OSPI has encouraged perspectives from the charter sector as they develop their strategic plan for special education.
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ICYMI: A recent study by CRPE - Center on Reinventing Public Education report shows that #Washington charter public schools are setting the bar high and serving special education students at a higher rate than district public schools.

Read more here: bit.ly/2nrwyVO
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Find out what it's like inside of Washington's charter public schools, where teachers can customize curriculum for different learning styles and give students the personal attention they need to succeed. ... See MoreSee Less

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