January 2012 Archives

Despite being voted down by citizens three times, charter schools are again up for consideration by the WA state legislature, with many backers. A Tacoma News-Tribune editorial offers this circuitous rationale: Charter public schools are hardly the most important reform out there, but they do serve as a barometer of a state's willingness to give every possible option to parents and children. ... These [ending LIFO, stronger evaluation policies] are all more important than charter schools. But a K-12 establishment that won't tolerate a single charter school - not one - is never going to tackle the genuinely hard stuff. This ...


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