Barbara Lombardo published a Readers View piece in the Saratogian about a week ago in support of charter change. It was an excellent piece that laid out the arguments in a thoughtful manner that avoided the inflated rhetoric of many of the other advocates. It also was the only piece from a charter supporter that I know of that criticized some of the pro-charter leadership for some of their excesses.
Her blog is quite entertaining. This is a link to both her piece and her blog: