Wash. State supt. to drop anti-charter school legal challenge, further isolating state’s teachers union

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 in Commentary, School Choice, Unions No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditBy Liv Finne Washington Policy OLYMPIA, Wash. – Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn today announced he wants the legislature to amend newly-enacted Initiative 1240 to place state-level administrative authority over charter schools within his office.

Former education secretary thinks schools should consider arming employees

By Trevor TenBrink on Monday, December 17th, 2012 in Commentary, EAG, Unions No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditBy Steve Gunn EAGnews.org NEWTOWN, Conn. – Former U.S. Education Secretary Bill Bennett thinks American schools might be wise to train and arm certain employees, so they can react quickly in the event of an attack like the one that claimed the lives of 26 people Friday at an elementary school in Newtown, […]