Analysis: Endorsements & Funding No Guarantee
Gloria Romero, the former Democratic state legislator who is now heading the California chapter of Democrats for Education Reform (DFER), announced her support for School Board President Monica Garcia last Wednesday, urging supporters to contribute to Garcia’s campaign. The pro-charter, pro-accountability group issued a report card on Garcia and incumbent Steve Zimmer on Thursday morning. However, DFER-California isn’t providing...
By Alexander Russo | February 20, 2013
National Reform Group Picks Up Johnson
The independent TFA spinoff known as Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) has been quietly staffing up the past few months, including not only Joy SIlvern, former staffer to US Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Obama for America policy person but also communications guru Michael Amodeo (another veteran of the Obama campaign) and former TFA LA executive...
By Alexander Russo | January 17, 2013