This editorial will appear in Friday’s print edition.
The races for Tacoma school board won’t be decided for another month, yet there’s already been an upset.
In the August primary, retired schoolteacher and principal Connie Rickman lost her bid for a second six-year term. Rickman, a supporter of ousted schools superintendent Charlie Milligan, faced some formidable challengers.
One of them, Catherine Ushka-Hall, is headed to the general election’s runoff for Position 2.