Preparing a defense

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

A group of educators is gathering energy to fight off expected pressure on Westerly Hills Elementary during the upcoming school-closings debate this fall. More such groups will no doubt spring up anon.

There’s an entry relevant to these situations in the Great Book of Realpolitik. It reads:

Tell suburbanites: We’re happy to have you come to our schools — we all paid for them, after all — but if you want YOUR neighborhood school, don’t even think about closing OURS.