A letter to Representatives Santos and Pettigrew from the Seattle NAACP Education Chair re: Mayoral Control Bill 1497

  Dear Representatives Santos and Pettigrew: I am a resident of the 37th District and am opposed to the highlighted part of HB1497 shown below: …any first class school district having within its boundaries a city with a population of … Continue reading A letter to Representatives Santos and Pettigrew from the Seattle NAACP Education Chair re: Mayoral Control Bill 1497

House Rep. Eric Pettigrew, House Bill 1497, mayoral control and the money

  The cities where our foundation has put the most money in is where there’s a single person responsible. In New York, Chicago and Washington, DC, the mayor has responsibility for the school system. So instead of having a committee … Continue reading House Rep. Eric Pettigrew, House Bill 1497, mayoral control and the money