TITLE

Seattle Schools' Governance Under Fire

AUTHOR(S)
Archer, Jeff
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;2/7/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a referendum set up by Washington state officials to vote on a bill that would allow school board members to be appointed instead of elected. Senator Ed Murray states that he co-authored the bill in response to negative feedback from his constituents regarding school board inadequacies, with Seattle in particular. Civic leaders have been worried that the Seattle board's poor image could affect public support for two school levies that were scheduled for a vote Feb. 6, 2007.
ACCESSION #
23973764

 

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