Kopp’s tweet does reveal a disconnect between facts on the ground and the view that some school reformers insist on holding about what is going on in public schools. Kopp obviously became aware of the reaction because the next day she she tried to make up for it with the following tweets.
Difficult circumstances? Cutting funding for art and music and counselors and athletics and paper and new books and assistant principals and librarians constitutes “difficult circumstances?” It actually constitutes a disaster for schools and children.
The only real question is why more people don’t seem to care.