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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Precarious Situation

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring taxes, charters, and Boeing.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 12/13/2013
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On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Charter Schools and Cleaning House

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/09/2013
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Boehner Pulls a Baumgartner

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring name calling, labeling, suing, and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 01/03/2013
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On Other Blogs Today: Charter Schools and Poor Performance; Tall Buildings and Big Houses; Tim Burgess and the Stranger

Our daily roundup

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/29/2012
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This Washington

Legislature Should Suspend Unfunded Charter Schools Initiative

Former state legislator Brendan Williams argues that—following the Seattle Times' logic that unfunded initiatives should be suspended—the legislature should overturn the unfunded charter-school measure passed this month.

  • By Brendan Williams
  • Published 11/28/2012
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Morning Fizz

$50,000 in Last-Minute Mailers

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Rob McKenna dismisses GOTV flap, Conservatives back Seattle Democrat, and Jay Inslee's King County firewall.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 11/05/2012
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PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks No on Charter Schools

Our final batch of endorsements. Some no-brainers (vote for Cantwell) and some big issues: Reject I-1240.

  • By PubliCola Picks
  • Published 10/29/2012
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Opinion

Charter Schools Will Help Struggling Students

In a guest Cola op-ed, the manager of the Black Education Strategy Roundtable argues that charter schools are public schools.

  • By Rosalund Jenkins
  • Published 10/10/2012
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On Other Blogs Today: The Greenest Governor in the Nation

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/08/2012
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Opinion

Our Public School Kids Deserve Better than I-1240

In a guest op/ed, former state senator Brendan Williams (D-22) calls the charter-school initiative "a social science experiment funded by the 1% that the 99% will ultimately pay for,"

  • By Brendan Williams
  • Published 10/03/2012
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Morning Fizz

It's Not Any Less Damning

Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: fiscal mismanagement, debates, priority endorsements, and the great parking lot compromise.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/27/2012
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On Other Blogs Today: Executive Privilege, Charter Schools, and Seattle's Chaotic Street Grid

Our daily roundup. Image via the Atlantic.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/20/2012
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Jolt

Monday Jolt: State Initiatives

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 09/17/2012
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Morning Fizz

Not Justified or Necessary

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: the 520 bridge; charter schools; the Seattle Chamber of Commerce; I-1185; Mayor Mike McGinn; People for Puget Sound; and Potholes.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/12/2012
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On Other Blogs Today: Buses, Charters, the Port, and More

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/06/2012
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On Other Blogs Today: The Mercer Mess, the DNC, and the Governor's Race

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/04/2012
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2012 Election

The Financial Impact of This Year's Initiatives

What this year's proposed initiatives would cost the state.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/10/2012
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ThinkTank

Is It Time for Charters?

Two Democratic state legislators square off over I-1240, the charter schools initiative.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/17/2012
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On Other Blogs Today: Traffic, the Arena, Coal, and More

Today in our daily roundup: Sightline, Q13, Crosscut, Art Thiel, Examiner.com, and Politics Northwest.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/12/2012
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This Washington

Report: Majority Support Charter Schools

A new poll finds a strong majority in favor of legalizing charter schools in Washington State.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/23/2012
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