It's a race that should be viewed as a bellwether for the future of the national debate about public education.
- "passion pays off" - meaning Sue made the case for her real concern and knowledge about SPS and had specifics. Dale Estey had a 10,000 foot view and I think that hurt her.
- teachers and testing - two big issues for all districts and parents.
Buoyed by election, but tainted by the history of a dysfunctional Seattle School Board, Peters, who has a reputation for "not suffering fools" will have to carefully consider her style, which critics have found confrontational.
Huh? Peters isn't tainted by the "dysfunctional" Board - the current members are.
I can agree with this: