Michigan, Massachusetts, and New Jersey, plus Georgia. Why are so many states attempting pro or con charter school referendums this year? Because many states have a push for charter schools, especially Louisiana. Where's that coming from, at the same time in so many states? ALEC, that's where.
Ed Anderson wrote for The Times-Picayune 12 January 2011, Gov. Bobby Jindal says charter school proposal is based on Florida initiative,
Jindal said his proposal will be fashioned on a Florida law known as "Charter-Schools-in-the-Workplace Initiative" which also has been introduced in 14 other states.
Excuse me? Which "also has been introduced in 14 other states"? Then it's not just a Florida law, is it? And who introduced it?
Mattreichel wrote for FireDogLake 5 April 2012, Jindal Puts Louisiana's Schools Up for Sale: ALEC's Education Reforms Rammed Through