July 3, 2014 by realrenewal
How familiar does this sound? The community-based group “was disappointed to find. . . that. . . initial efforts were met with hostility by the district superintendent and other officials, who were focused on their own reform agenda and expressed no interest in (working) with organized parents on theirs. . . .(T)he superintendent’s opposition evolved into a personal backlash.” From A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyist for School Reform.