Love those Seattle sunsets - stunning.
From the West Seattle Blog, it's not Apocalypse Now or M*A*S*H - it's the Museum of Flight taking delivery of 23 (!) helicopters today and tomorrow for their show, American
Heroes Airshow, “Courage at the Speed of Flight." It's a free show at the Museum tomorrow between 10 am and 3 p.m.
From Ed Week, a summer reading list around family engagement in schools.
Fun fact that I learned from doing some research on SPS, the late John Stanford, beloved superintendent? He modeled some of his reforms on charter legislation that was in the Legislature. But charters themselves? Not so much. He said, "We've prepared ourselves to be competitive." Interesting.
Hearing rumblings of a couple of parent/community driven campaigns against I-1240. Gee, I thought it was only the union against it. Guess not. One early "no" out the gate? Those solid citizens at the Washington State League for Women Voters. One interesting reasoning:
* The Washington Supreme Court has stated that a common school
is open “to all
children . . . free, and subject to, and under the control of, the
qualified voters of the
school district.” (School Dist. No. 20 v. Bryan, 51 Wash. 498)