Detroit: OCCUPATION AT CATHERINE FERGUSON HIGH SCHOOL!

Student Occupiers at Catherine Ferguson Academy Need Your Assistance! See list of needs below announcement.   OCCUPATION AT CATHERINE FERGUSON HIGH SCHOOL! STUDENTS AND SUPPORTERS SIT-IN TO DEMAND THAT NO DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOL CLOSES Following in the civil rights tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, Catherine Ferguson students — along with their […]

Michigan fails to ‘win’ Race to the Top monies once again: Thank God!

Demonizing teachers in the name of children The headline blasted on the face of The Detroit News belched out today that Michigan has lost its second bid for Race to the Top monies.  The paper, which is favorable to the privatization policies promoted by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in his ill conceived plan to […]

SAVE OUR CITY! SAVE OUR SCHOOLS!

Stop Bobb and Bing from Privatizing Public Education and Public Services Stop the School Closings—No More Charters If We Unite and Fight We Can Win! Detroit Mass Meeting to Organize and Spread the Campaign of Resistance Against Dismantling Detroit THURSDAY, MAR. 25, 5:30PM Gracious Savior Church, 19484 James Couzens Highway (at Hubbell), Detroit 48235 Get […]

Let the games begin! Detroit

During public comment prior to the Board’s closed session with attorneys community members present spoke out strongly, telling the board “You gotta do something for the people” and “You have the power, use it”. Speakers included teachers, parents, students, grandparents, great-grandparents, and bus drivers. What has previously been labeled as a radical dissident “splinter” group of teachers, is actually an entire community coming together to stand up for themselves”