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Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Independent Charter Schools: Siphoning off public money to private interests

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“Will the Legislature allow statewide expansion of charter schools and how will that affect my local public school?”
 
This question is one I hear so often particularly in communities where people are worried about the future of their small local schools.
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 Last fall, the Senate Education Committee debated Senate Bill 76, which takes away local control by requiring locally elected school boards to replicate charter schools when the charter performs 10% better then local district for 2 years

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