Dems For Boring Blogs

Last night in New York City Democrats for Education Reform held its kickoff party complete with a tremendous view of Central Park, a packed house, a lot of edumovers and shakers from New York and nationally and a pig roast, which made all the non-Yankees feel right at home.

Indy mayor Bart Peterson was recognized for his support of educational innovation along with some political leaders from New York. The organization, which I’m associated with, has a petition you can sign, and, of course, a blog. The newest post is by DFER honcho Joe Williams trying to talk his way out of dissin’ donors and charter school people in one fell swoop in a preview piece in the NY Sun!

At the party last night, Williams told the crowd that a key organizational benchmark was making education reform so completely the status quo that Eduwonk was the most boring blog on the internet. So much for ambitious goals…

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