Letters to the Editor

Your views in 200 words or less

EDUCATION: Another vote Callaghan should regret

Letter by William F. Johnston, Tacoma on March 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm | No Comments »
March 28, 2013 3:05 pm

Re: “Charter schools opponent to become a supporter?” (Peter Callaghan column, 3-28).

A word to Callaghan: Charter schools are a scam, another scheme by business to get its greedy mitts into the public treasury and destroy public education.

The only reason the charter school ballot measure barely got a majority was because the Washington Education Association and the state Democratic Party were lazy and failed to run a competent campaign. Nothing new there, of course.

Callaghan admits he voted for this terrible idea even though a large majority of his fellow Tacomans voted against it.

Well, he can just add it to his admitted vote for Dale Washam. As I recall his rationale and reasons were about the same.

The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.