creative approach schools http://kplu.org en New Seattle superintendent wants flexibility for schools, just not too much http://kplu.org/post/new-seattle-superintendent-wants-flexibility-schools-just-not-too-much <p>Seattle&rsquo;s new superintendent of schools won&rsquo;t be voting for the charter schools initiative on the November&rsquo;s ballot. He doesn&rsquo;t care much for &ldquo;site-based management&rdquo; that gives lots of autonomy to individual schools and he&rsquo;s leery of letting schools more easily opt out of controversial curricula, such as &ldquo;discovery math.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5817 at http://kplu.org New Seattle superintendent wants flexibility for schools, just not too much Court blocks Seattle's "Creative Approach Schools" http://kplu.org/post/court-blocks-seattles-creative-approach-schools <p>Backers of a measure to allow charter schools in Washington are scheduled to turn in their petition signatures Friday. Meanwhile, a pilot project designed in part to short-circuit the argument for charter schools was blocked Thursday in court.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:39:41 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5519 at http://kplu.org