League of Education Voters http://www.kplu.org en Meet the people who will choose Washington's charter schools http://www.kplu.org/post/meet-people-who-will-choose-washingtons-charter-schools <p></p><p>Washington voters said yes last November to allowing a limited number of charter schools, and now we know <a href="http://www.governor.wa.gov/news/releases/article.aspx?id=61">the names of the people </a>who will select most of them. The Washington Charter School Commission is charged with setting criteria for new charter schools, and choosing which ones to authorize (Some school districts will eventually be able to do that, too).</p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:15:59 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 7917 at http://www.kplu.org Can you balance the state budget? Give it a try. http://www.kplu.org/post/can-you-balance-state-budget-give-it-try <p>What would you do if you faced the tough choices state lawmakers are up against as they attempt to balance the budget?&nbsp; You can give it a try yourself with a <a href="http://www.educationvoters.org/session-2011/budget/">new online tool</a> created by the League of Education Voters.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 23:01:56 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 517 at http://www.kplu.org Can you balance the state budget? Give it a try.