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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 Proposition 1B “Preschool for All” Wheel of Fortune: Same players, new game

Proposition 1B “Preschool for All” Wheel of Fortune (Click the image for a better view. Click the title for a pdf.)   “Quality Preschool for All”. It sounds so right, … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 10 Comments

Seattle School Board Update: Sue Peters is ahead

In spite of the record-breaking amount of money that was poured into Suzanne Estey’s campaign by a moneyed few and DFER who want to see the corporatization of our public … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Truth About Suzanne Estey

Melissa Westbrook, one of the editors of Seattle Schools Community Forum, posted the following information that she uncovered about Suzanne Estey who is running against Sue Peters for Seattle School … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 6 Comments

Sharon Peaslee supports Sue Peters for School Board

A personal note from Sharon Peaslee: Dear Seattle Parents & Concerned Citizens, If you haven’t voted yet you may be wondering why you should. This school board race is urgently … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 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

CCER, the Road Map Project and the loss of student privacy

This post was originally published on December 19, 2012 and titled A Race to the Top Winner, Really? The Community Center for Education Results (CCER) was responsible for creating the … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 7 Comments

Two grassroots school board candidates defeat two business-backed ed reform incumbents in Seattle

Four strong grassroots challengers took on four rubber-stamping, corporate ed reform school board incumbents here in Seattle on Nov. 8. All but one race was close. Two of the challengers … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · 4 Comments


Thanksgiving day for me is a time of reflection. I have much to be grateful for, my health and that of my daughter’s, the opportunities afforded to me to write … Continue reading

November 24, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Seattle School Board and Campaign Funding

To follow is information from Demian Godon, a parent of a child in the Seattle Public School System and a member of Parents Across America Seattle: In case you didn’t … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 1 Comment