Letter: Mean-spirited editorial on Everest charter Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am
As a regular booster of Almanac coverage, I am mystified at the almost mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 25 regarding the Everest charter school proposal. The editorial stance you have taken ignores the intent of the charter school act, and inaccurately portrays a decent man and an excellent school superintendent who is carrying out his responsibilities.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 12:00 AM
Posted by Jack Hickey, a resident of the Woodside: Emerald Hills neighborhood, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am
As I recall, the advent of Charter Schools embodied a desire to get out from under the archaic Education Code and the control of the unions, to allow a much more efficient operation. It sounded like a win win situation for students, teachers and taxpayers. But, the unions wouldn't let it happen.