Hundreds of charter school students, teachers, and supporters rally at the Capitol in Olympia on Thursday. Teachers unions and other groups have sued over Washington state’s 2016 charter school law, which was enacted after the justices struck down the old law as unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Hundreds of charter school students, teachers, and supporters rally at the Capitol in Olympia on Thursday. Teachers unions and other groups have sued over Washington state’s 2016 charter school law, which was enacted after the justices struck down the old law as unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

State Supreme Court weighs validity of charter school law

Critics of the law object to using public money for schools over which voters have no control.

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