Under Political Pressure, D.C. Schools Chancellor Invites Parent Input — Sorta’

Before creating plan to improve D.C. middle schools, chancellor wants community input is a Washington Post article discussing the D.C. Chancellors efforts at parent involvement — only after receiving substantial political heat to do so.

But it doesn’t sound like her heart is really in it:

Maury Elementary parent Joe Weedon, who has been active in efforts to improve Eliot-Hine Middle School, said it is “appalling” that Henderson’s response to  [City Councilman] Catania “was to ask parents to fill out a survey that lacks substance and depth and, in fact, was developed for budget planning purposes and in no way is related to developing a long-term middle school plan for the District.”

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