Bio: penelope bly is a parent and longtime resident of Montclair, NJ. In 2012, Montclair got a new school board president and superintendent — education reformers enamored of, and partnered with the Broad Foundation. penelope bly had high hopes for positive change, which quickly turned to disappointment and anger after witnessing these leaders in action. penelope bly is also the name of this blog, still being developed. In addition to posts from penelope the parent, penelope the blog will offer a forum for parents, teachers, students and others to share information, personal stories and ideas about education reform.