Sharonne Hapuarachy and Taylor Broom: Fighting "Reconstitution" at Dorsey High School
Sharonne Hapuarachyand Taylor Broom help us understand how the LA Unified School District (LAUSD) is threatening to destroy another of LA's historic High Schools in South Los Angeles with "Reconstitution"--a radical and racist restructuring program from outside the school, with no input from teachers or the community, starting with the firing of all the faculty and selective re-hiring.This has happened at many Black and Latino schools across South LA and a large group of Dorsey Parents and Alumni are fighting to NOT let Reconstitution happen at Dorsey. The group held a rally in front of Dorsey on Thursday, September 28, 2012.
Hapuarachy is a Dorsey High School English Teacher, English Department Chairperson, and is active in Dorsey's UTLA chapter and
the Coalition for Educational Justice or CEJ.
Taylor Broom is a graduate of Dorsey in 2011 and a Community Organizer with Coalition for Educational Justice.