Tag Archive: charter schools

Aug 03

Why Are Charter Schools Advocates Spending Heavily on a Candidate Who Says She Doesn’t Support Charter Schools?

From the SLOG: We kinda liked Stephanie Bowman at our 11th Legislative District SECB interview, but gave our endorsement to Rob Holland for a number of reasons, not the least of which being our unease over Bowman’s endorsement by charter schools advocate Stand for Children. Bowman told us she opposed charter schools. But in politics, money tends to …

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Aug 03

Bezos Family Funds Four PACs in Charter Schools Shell Game

At first it was a bit remarkable to see four separate charter school PACs—Stand for Children WA PAC, Democrats for Education Reform WA PAC, Revising the Status Quo PAC, and Education Voters Political Action Fund—all spending money in a handful of Seattle area legislative primaries. Remarkable, that is, until I peeked behind the PDC curtain and pretty …

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Jan 15

Resolution – Charter Schools

This resolution on charter schools will be considered at the 1/17/2012 meeting.  We will consider suspending the rules because this is posted with such short notice.  Here’s the resolution:  2012-1 charter schools