Washington State School Boards Knuckle Under to Teacher Union Demands

Bruce Elliott outlines how Washington School Board members are knuckling under pressure from teacher union officials in carrying out the state Supreme Court’s McCleary decision in goskagit.com.

School boards in Skagit County — and throughout the state for that matter — have totally abrogated their duty and responsibility to be good stewards of public money by committing to substantial future cost obligations without any assurance of continued funding.  What were they thinking, and why?