Reform: Contrasting Responses To "Change" Setback
Following the news that they would no longer be able to post petitions and gain supporters on Change.org, Stand For Chidren and StudentsFirst took notably different tacks. State and national leaders for Stand issued statements decrying the decision and listing recent accomplishments (including collaboration with progressive groups in some places). Click here for the Jonah Edelman statement. StudentsFirst won Huffington Post coverage for a letter to NEA and AFT leaders urging them to collaborate on reform efforts moving forward. Click here to see the story and the letter. Stand is not on it.