Daily Archives: January 15, 2016

Dave Sokola Kicks Kim Williams In The Back And Then Thrusts The Knife Into It

Exceptional Delaware


Senator Dave Sokola pulled a fast one on State Rep. Kim Williams in his latest political trickery because of his uncontrolled bias for Delaware charter schools.

Last year, State Rep. Kim Williams’ House Bill 186 was approved by the Delaware House of Representatives on June 30th, the last day of legislative session. Senator David Sokola refused to suspend the rules and said this bill needed to be heard in the Senate Education Committee. Fair enough. It was heard in committee this week, and it was released yesterday. Fair enough. What he did behind the scenes is what defines him.

House Bill 186 deals with charter school audits. Rep. Williams felt the charter school fraud and embezzlement was a bit too much for Delaware taxpayers and she brought the bill forward to allow the State Auditor’s office to monitor charters more closely. This is something Kathleen Davies from State Auditor Tom…

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Yep ! There’s one in every crowd and Rep Ramone is it!

opt out vote


Teri Hodges calls! Votes were about power-playing! WTF YJ We’re happy re: Compromise ?

Veto override on testing opt-out fails in House Matthew Albright, The News Journal

Yvonne Johnson, the PTA’s vice president of advocacy, said she was upset that Kowalko’s bill failed, but said Miro’s resolution could end up protecting some of the same rights.

“I believe that, if the resolution is really treated seriously, it could be a good compromise,” she said. “We’re happy that they’ve come up with something to please parents, but we need to follow through.”

“There are a lot of representatives whose votes were about power-playing and not about the substance of the bill,” said Teri Hodges, the PTA’s president.

“I think it will be an interesting November,” she added, referencing the fact that House members are up for re-election this year.