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Category Archives: Seattle Public School Board

The scoop on Seattle School Board Candidates Chelsea Byers and Omar Vasquez: Buyer Beware

Beginning in 2008, many of us saw the tsunami of charter schools and the complete privatization of school districts coming our way in Seattle with the appearance of former Broad-trained … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

We stand with Andre Helmstetter for Seattle School Board Director

Preface: I met Andre when former Broad trained Seattle Public School Superintendent Goodloe-Johnson began her short-lived tenure in Seattle. One of her first edicts was to close schools, disrupt successful … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Struggle over Mayoral Control of Seattle’s School Board

  This article was originally published in The Progressive. Snuffing out Democracy-the Struggle over Mayoral Control of Seattle’s School Board Seattle and the state of Washington have determinedly resisted the … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Seattle School Board Candidates’ Forum

The League of Women Voters and the Seattle Council PTSA  invite you to a Seattle School Board Candidate’s Forum Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Seattle First … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tests and testing in Seattle: Do you know how many tests your student takes in one year?

The answer is “probably not”. No one within the Seattle Public School District, besides School Board Director Sue Peters, seems to be concerned or be able to accurately report to … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 5 Comments

Seattle Public School Board President Sharon Peaslee pulling ed reform tactics?

Want to pull the rug out from everyone by limiting public input into what is suppose to be a democratic process? Submit a proposal to make an interim superintendent permanent … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Testimony regarding Race to the Top funds for Seattle and student privacy

The following is testimony that I will be giving at the Seattle School Board meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 regarding the approval of Race to the Top funding that … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 10 Comments

Meet newly elected School Board Director Sue Peters

Presenting our kick-off Seattle Education meetup: Meet newly elected School Board Director Sue Peters You will have the opportunity to meet Sue, ask her questions and share your concerns regarding … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Sue Peters: Newly Elected Seattle School Board Member

This morning Suzanne Estey conceded the race and Sue Peters is now our newly elected School Board Director for District 4 in Seattle. It really happened. David downed Goliath, the … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lisa Macfarlane of WA DFER, and now Suzanne Estey, with their conspiracy theories

Update, October 31, 2013: Suzanne Estey has sent out a new flyer stating that Sue Peters’ and I have created some sort of theory out of the blue on the … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 8 Comments

New endorsements for Sue Peters, Seattle school board candidate

NEW ENDORSEMENTS: The Seattle Medium newspaper American Postal Workers Union Seattle Local The Green Party Sarah Sense-Wilson, Native American leader “Sue will come up with creative ideas to close the … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

A vote for Sue Peters is a vote for the rest of us

Suzanne Estey’s claim to fame, as she has stated during her campaign, is her involvement as a board member of Community Center for Education Results (CCER), an “organization” that was … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 1 Comment