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SOAR ACADEMY STATEMENT ON WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT RULING ON “EL CENTRO V. WASHINGTON”: CHARTERS WON!!!

Great news! As you may have heard, the Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor charter public school parents and students in El Centro v. Washington, affirming the constitutionality of our schools in Washington state.

The ruling is a clear victory for the students of Washington state, a win for public education, and a big step forward in our collective fight to close the opportunity gap that persists in our state. For our community, it confirms that SOAR Academy will operate as normal and can continue serving our diverse student body. All 225 students in our school community will continue receiving high-quality public education without disruption or delay.

For a full statement from the Washington State Charter Schools Association, the complete text of the ruling, and other information regarding the lawsuit, please visit wacharters.org/legalfacts.