Desoto County Reform was originally started in December of 2012. It was started after my eyes were opened to the issues we have in our educational system locally and nationwide. As I began to advocate for change, I was met with such resistance that it completely shocked me. Citizens and parents fighting for things to be better should be supported and not condemned. The politics that have governed our county are still running amuck, causing havoc to all that do not comply. They are getting better every day, but we are far from where the politics should be and that is working for the people…not against them. A group of us saw a need to stand up and not be afraid to speak out about the issues we felt strongly about. We are citizens for advancements in education, economics and strong family values. We support the people, the institutions and ideals that support our values.