The right wing think tank Washington Policy Center is proposing an amendment to the Washington State Constitution to make a permanent 2/3 super-majority requirement on raising revenue. See Citizens’ Guide to Initiative 1185: To Affirm the Two-thirds Vote Requirement for Tax Increases. Duch an amendment will be needed if the State Supreme Court rules I-1153 (the predecessor of I-1185) to be unconstitutional.
[This is a response to the Seattle Times’ March 15 editorial Criticism of Common Core is misdirected.] You need to get the history of CCS right. The standards, the curricula and the tests are all one strategy. One begets the others. Teachers are forced to teach to the tests, so the standards mandate curricula. Pearson […]
Public Bank Forum Featuring Ellen Brown, Author of The Web of Debt Rep. Bob Hasegawa , Chair of the House Infrastructure Financing Task Force Learn how having a state-owned public bank in Washington will help create thousands of jobs, support education and fund infrastructure projects Wed, October 26, 7:00pm 6:30 doors open 120 Kane Hall, […]