NAPCS in the News
- “Parent Trigger Laws Give Parents the Power They Deserve,” Nina Rees (President and CEO) op-ed on the U.S. News & World Report, Oct. 26
- “Opinion: School Choice on the Ballot,” Nina Rees video interview with the Wall Street Journal, Oct. 25
- “Savannah, Chatham voters to decide who should authorize charter schools,” Todd Ziebarth (Sr. VP State Advocacy) quoted in Savannah Morning News Oct. 20
News to Know
On November 6th, voters in Georgia and Washington will vote on state legislation impacting the future of public charter schools in their respective states. The Charter Blog collected supportive op-eds, editorials and letters to the editor in both states from the past two weeks. Additional news coverage includes:
- “Georgia Judge Dismisses Anti-Charter Campaign Case,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 26
- “Georgia Judge Issues No Ruling on Charter Campaign Injunction Request,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 25
- “Former Foe Now Embraces Charter Schools in Washington State,” Seattle Times, Oct. 24
- “Georgia State Senator: Charter Amendment Will Inject Competition into System,” Atlanta Journal Constitution, Oct. 23
- “Initiative 1240: Charting a New Course in Washington State?,” Olympian, Oct. 22
Facebook— In a Marietta Daily Journal op-ed, retired high school teacher and former Georgia state legislator Roger Hines explains why he now supports a constitutional amendment to restore the state’s power to approve and fund public charter schools. “I must break rank from the educational establishment and support the constitutional amendment because the time has come for a new order,” Hines writes.
Twitter— @charteralliance GA & WA voters will decide on legislation impacting the future of public charter schools in their states. bit.ly/P2J9Ju #WApol#GApol
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