Forums set on school Initiatives 173 and 177
Community residents are invited to a public forum addressing Initiatives 173 (voucher schools) and 177 (independent public schools), both of which will appear on the November ballot.
The first is Sept. 24 from 7-9 p.m., at Ricketts Auditorium, 18315 Bothell Way NE, Bothell. The second is Oct. 22, from 7-9 p.m., at the Shoreline Center Auditorium, 18560 1st NE, Shoreline.
Panelists will include either Jim or Fawn Spady, who filed Initiative 177, and Ron Taber, who filed Initiative 173. Speaking against both initiatives on Sept. 24 will be Barb Webb, president of the Washington State PTA and co-chair of the "No on 173 and 177 Committee."
Audience members will be invited to ask questions or make comments. Sponsors are the Northshore and Shoreline PTA Councils.