In the education market, charter schools are often sold as a way to help black and brown children.
But The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) isn’t buying it.
In fact, the organization is calling for a halt on any new charter schools across the nation.
Summer Stinson posted on the facebook page Washington Paramount Duty the following (and gave me permission): ACTION ALERT: STOP Betsy DeVos policies in WA! In the dead of night, at 1:30 in the morning, the Senate Ways and Means Committee passed the bill proposing to address the school district levy lid issue, SB 5313. But […]
The Education section of the current Democratic state platform for Washington State (adopted in 2012) includes language opposing charter schools: We oppose: Public funding for charter schools and vouchers; The commercial exploitation of students; Linking military recruitment to educational funding; Organized prayer in public schools; “No Child Left Behind”; Basing teacher pay solely on student […]
On September 24 2015, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a motion with the Washington State Supreme Court asking them to reconsider their decision that the billionaire funded charter school initiative 1240 violated the Washington State Constitution. Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Randy Dorn, issued a statement agreeing with Bob Ferguson. In this […]