MASA began this initiative to help school districts deal with organized referendum opposition. This page contains background information on anti-referendum campaigns and how school districts can prepare and respond.
Rapid Referendum Response Booklet
Download this booklet (pdf file) to learn about five rules to help your school district deal with organized referendum opposition while keeping your eyes on the prize: a high-quality educational environment for all students.
Anti-Referendum Web Site Links
Several interesting links to information and article about Paul Dorr
Citizens for Reasonable and Fair Taxes (CRAFT) http://citizensforreasonableandfairtaxes.blogspot.com/2006_01_29_archive.html
A blog from Croydon Citizens for Reasonable and Fair Taxes http://croydoncraft.blogspot.com
A blog from Citizens for Reasonable Spending http://www.crs834.blogspot.com
Various Samples and Background PiecesPaul Dorr Tactics - Comments from Minnesota and Iowa Superintendent
New Schools Not Good for Small Towns Paul Dorr
Unnecessary Referendums by Paul Dorr
Board & Administrator, May 2005
A Tale of Two Headlines
Background on Organized Opposition Consultants
The Competitive Edge - What do we need to win?