On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Washington Education Association has to ask its members before using membership dues for political purposes. For more on this go to: http://bestdestiny.blogspot.com/ or the Independence Institute website at: http://i2i.org
How does this affect Colorado's charter schools? It doesn't. In our state charter schools use at-will employees and have waived statutes relating to the union. Even the charter school in Colorado Springs, CIVA Charter School, started with very close ties to the teacher's union, waived these tenure and licensure laws. Moreover, a majority of the small school districts in Colorado do not have negotiated agreements for teachers.