Charter schools are currently not allowed in Washington State. However, that may change this November when its residents vote on a ballot measure that, if passed, will open the state up to charter schools.
There are people with a lot of money who really, really want charter schools in Washington State. They want ’em bad. So bad that they’re pouring in millions of dollars in an effort to pass the measure.
One of them is the second wealthiest person on the planet. Another is the eighth wealthiest in the United States.
Here is the complete list: