Bob Braun posts on his blog a letter written by Mayor Ras Baraka to Superintendent Cami Anderson demanding her resignation.

Anderson, a former TFA executive, was appointed as superintendent of Newark by Governor Chris Christie. She acts without regard to community opinion and even refuses to attend public meetings of the powerless elected school board.

Among today’s reformers, democratic governance is considered an obstacle to their plans. They strongly prefer mayoral control, state control, or any form of governance that bypasses democratic (elected) governance.

Newark has been under state control for 20 years.

What are the odds that Anderson or Christie will care what the Mayor says or wants?