"Parent trigger" bill narrowly clears Michigan senate by a 20-18 vote. Parents can petition for charter conversion, turnaround plan.
Maybe it's my bias or some hypersensitivity, but these tweets strike me as a little more than just re-broadcasting news. They strike me as supportive of charter schools. Maybe it's me, but it seems that all of the news about charter schools shared by the Alliance for Education is coming from sources that are favorable to charters.
If the members of the Alliance board want to support charters that's their personal business, but the Alliance is supposed to support Seattle Public Schools. I have to believe that supporting charters is contrary to the interests of the Seattle School District. Or, again, is that just me?
The Alliance for Education has chosen to walk a narrow beam between acting as a support for Seattle Public Schools and acting as an Education Reform Advocacy Organization. They could choose to simply be a fundraising group without any policy or advocacy element, but they didn't. Now look where it puts them.