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A Student Perspective on Staffing Cuts to the Center School’s Arts Program.

  Through most of middle school I was homeschooled. I was artistic and I didn’t learn in a conventional way. I hated public schools and thought I’d never go back … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chris Reykdal’s Statement on Opting Out

We asked all of the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) candidates their position on opting out of the SBAC. Four of the candidates responded to our … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

Erin Jones’ Statement on Opting Out

We asked all of the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) candidates their position on opting out of the SBAC. Four of the candidates responded to our … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

David Spring’s Statement on Opting Out

We asked all of the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) candidates their position on opting out of the SBAC. Four of the candidates responded to our … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Larry Seaquist’s Statement on Opting Out

We asked all of the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) candidates their position on opting out of the SBAC. Four of the candidates responded to our … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: The Progressive Fellows at the NPE Conference on racial equity (or a lack thereof)

The Progressive Magazine selected 12 blogger/journalists from around the country to contribute to The Progressive website on a regular basis. I was fortunate enough to be one of the Fellows … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray: A Wannabe Rahm?

Most researchers agree on one negative consequence — when mayors take charge of public schools, the role of parents and the community, especially among minority groups, can be marginalized and … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

We are asking the OSPI State Superintendent candidates their position on opting out

The following letter was sent to each candidate for Superintendent of Public instruction. Their responses will be published on May 1st. -editor. Hello Candidates, My name is Carolyn Leith and … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

A must watch: The Call to Education Justice Conference, Dr. Yohuro Williams spells it out

No introduction is needed. Dr. Yohuru Williams is Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History at Fairfield University. He is the author of Teaching US History Beyond … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Washington BADASS Teachers (WA BATS) Opt-Out Cheer Squad

As Washington BADASS Teachers (WA-BATS), we believe that everyone should do anything and everything they can to fight the so-called “reforms” that are destroying our public schools.  Unfortunately, the reality … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bill Gates in Washington State: Mayoral Control and Charter Schools

With a blanket permission by Anthony Cody to repost his work: The cities where our foundation has put the most money in is where there’s a single person responsible. In … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · 4 Comments

Bill 1497: Looks like Mayor Murray wants to run the school district now

…and Representative Eric Pettigrew is more than happy to help. (More on him later.)   This post is getting re-published due to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (our Wannabe Rahm) making … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · 4 Comments
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