Terry Bergeson says she'll run for a fourth term as state superintendent of public instruction - a job she thinks no one else would want because "It's a scary job right now."At the bottom of the article there's a link to Terry's campaign website, which frankly is pretty terrible right now. I hope she gets more content in there, stat.
Bergeson said in a recent interview that she still has work to finish: "This isn't the time to leave."
The former teacher has held the nonpartisan post for 12 years. She has been praised, especially by business leaders, for raising the state's education standards, but has also drawn sharp criticism for her strong and continuing support of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning.
One of harshest critics of Bergeson and the WASL has been the state teachers' union, the Washington Education Association, which she once led.
Friday, January 11, 2008
Dr. Bergeson Goes to Olympia
Terry Bergeson made it official today, announcing that she would pursue a rare 4th term for Superintendent of Public Instruction. From the Seattle PI: