The Battle for Seattle, Part 2: Hijacked!

For the first post in this series see: The Battle for Seattle, Part 1. The Battle for Seattle, Part 2: Hijacked!   The Broad Foundation was established in 1999 and Eli Broad wasted no time in providing funds to school … Continue reading The Battle for Seattle, Part 2: Hijacked!

The Mary Walker School District rescinds their request for charter schools in the Seattle Public School District

  The Mary Walker School District (MWSD) has rescinded their request for approval of charter schools in the City of Seattle after requests were made twice, first by The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and then by MWSD, for the school … Continue reading The Mary Walker School District rescinds their request for charter schools in the Seattle Public School District

A letter in support of Seattle Public School teachers by Parents Across America, Puget Sound

A letter  in support of Seattle Public School teachers To the teachers and staff who work tirelessly everyday in our schools, teaching our children, the next generation of citizens in our country, many times in physical  conditions that are not … Continue reading A letter in support of Seattle Public School teachers by Parents Across America, Puget Sound

The “Cancel your subscription to the Seattle Times” parent campaign is on

The majority of people I speak to are thoroughly disgusted with the Times and its biased editorials and selection  of topics headlined that seem to reflect the views and opinions of the moneyed few rather than providing real information. Bill … Continue reading The “Cancel your subscription to the Seattle Times” parent campaign is on

Teacher Tom on who is ultimately to blame for the Seattle teachers’ strike

From the Teacher Tom website: Where The Real Blame Belongs On Wednesday, I made a bicycle “solidarity tour” of the picket lines of striking Seattle teachers in front of an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. At … Continue reading Teacher Tom on who is ultimately to blame for the Seattle teachers’ strike

The 34th District Democrats pass a resolution in support of the Seattle teachers’ strike

So far the 32nd District Democrats, the 34th District Democrats and the Metropolitan Democratic Club have issued a Resolution in support of the Seattle Education Association. To follow is the Resolution that was passed by the 4th District Democrats.: Resolution … Continue reading The 34th District Democrats pass a resolution in support of the Seattle teachers’ strike

A letter in solidarity with Seattle teachers by Rethinking Schools

The following is a letter in solidarity drafted by Rethinking Schools editors and staff: Dear Seattle Education Association, Rethinking Schools editors and staff express our solidarity as you go on strike for better schools for your students along with their … Continue reading A letter in solidarity with Seattle teachers by Rethinking Schools

You are invited to a Community Meeting to support the Seattle educators’ strike

City Councilmember Kshama Sawant invites you to: Community Meeting to Support the Seattle Educators Strike Thursday, Sept. 10, 6:00 PM  City Hall Council Chamber, 2nd floor 600 4th Ave (between Columbia & Cherry) Downtown Seattle, WA 98104 After months of … Continue reading You are invited to a Community Meeting to support the Seattle educators’ strike