Photo Gallery Children’s Advocacy Day in Frankfort We held “coffee talks” all over town. We met with legislators and influencers. Republican Jim Stewart, whose wife is a public school teacher, reading my opinion letter in today’s paper. Adelmann’s opinion piece on charters shared the page with Marc Murphy’s iconic cartoon. SOSKY members discuss problems with charter school bill with Senate Education Committee Chair Mike Wilson and Member Julie Raque Adams. Concerned stakeholders descend on Frankfort and run into legislators in the halls of the Annex. Bevin testifies about charter schools. Calls those who want to protect public schools from corporate swindlers “disgusting.” Gay takes a picture of the testimony. SOSKY’s Lucy Waterbury and Barbara Boyd face off with the Senate Education Committee. Signs left outside the senate entrance prior to the vote. Bill passes at the end of the last day of regular session. Meanwhile, House Bill 151 (Neighborhood schools) Passes the House Dear JCPS hosts a rally opposing HB151 Town hall where Julie Adams talks about why she approved charters and how no one wanted the neighborhood schools bill.