Tag Archives: Initiative 1240 Washington State

Charter Schools: The Search for the Golden Mean

Summary: After lagging behind other parts of the country in establishing charter schools, the state of Washington is poised to enter the arena after enabling legislation was passed via a recent initiative. An article in the Seattle Times which explores … Continue reading

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School Reform and Bureaucracy: The Washington State Charter Battle

Summary: A lawsuit challenging Washington’s new charter school law on constitutional grounds may be embarrassingly in the end a defense of a dysfunctional status quo. I believe in teachers. Not the Type A’s that reformers would like to attract from … Continue reading

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Charter Schools and Politics: Vote Yes on Washington State’s Initiative 1240

Summary: Arguments surround Washington’s proposed charter schools; in balance it is time for passage of I-1240. November 6, 2012 is Election Day. Or, these days, the last day to vote. On the ballot in the state of Washington is Initiative … Continue reading

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