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Catherine Ferguson Students File Suit Against Inferior, Unequal Education Provided by Charter Operator BKBA

Catherine Ferguson Students File Suit Against Inferior, Unequal Education Provided by Charter Operator BKBA

  Twelve current and former students and one teacher from Catherine Ferguson Academy (CFA) have filed suit against Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy (BKBA) and its Superintendent Blair Evans — the charter operator of CFA, Detroit Public Schools (DPS), DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts, Wayne County Regional Educational Service Agency (Wayne RESA) and Wayne RESA Superintendant [...]

June 3, 2013 BAMN Catherine Ferguson Academy, Public Education, Social Justice, Stop School Closings 0

Students Remobilize to Save Catherine Ferguson Academy

Students Remobilize to Save Catherine Ferguson Academy

Save Catherine Ferguson Academy! The Students of CFA Demand the Quality Education We Deserve! This is a call to all CFA students, teachers, parents, alumni, former teachers and supporters everywhere. We need to stand up together to defend our beloved school once again. While there hasn’t been any announcement of CFA closing, it has ceased [...]

February 8, 2013 BAMN Catherine Ferguson Academy, Featured, Public Education, Social Justice 1

All Charges Dropped Against Catherine Ferguson Occupiers!

All Charges Dropped Against Catherine Ferguson Occupiers!

All charges have been dropped against all the activists who were arrested while defending Catherine Ferguson Academy, the unique school for pregnant and parenting young women in Detroit. “The defenders of Catherine Ferguson Academy have shown the nation that if you fight you can win. These young women and their teacher never gave up, and [...]

August 11, 2011 Donna Stern Catherine Ferguson Academy, Public Education 0

Victory: Catherine Ferguson Academy Is Saved!

Victory: Catherine Ferguson Academy Is Saved!

Students from Catherine Ferguson Academy for Young Women, a Detroit public school that has received international accolades as a successful model for educating pregnant and parenting teenage mothers, held a sit-in that created a national movement that successfully kept their school open, and is a national model of how to fight and win in the [...]

June 19, 2011 admin Catherine Ferguson Academy, Public Education 0

Save Catherine Ferguson Academy!

Save Catherine Ferguson Academy!

Keep Catherine Ferguson open under its current philosophy and character. No expulsions, forced transfers, firing, or jailing of the heroes of Catherine Ferguson, who took collective, peaceful action to save their school. Drop the charges against the defenders of Catherine Ferguson. Offer the position of principal to Catherine Ferguson’s Principal Andrews if she chooses to [...]

June 16, 2011 admin Catherine Ferguson Academy, Public Education 0

Keep Catherine Ferguson High School Open

Keep Catherine Ferguson High School Open

Detroit Students, Fight Back! Defend Your Right to a Quality Education! Unite in Action with The Catherine Ferguson Academy School for Young Women (CFA)! We can save all of our schools and programs by uniting in action and winning the next defense of CFA.  Defending CFA means coming to CFA when called and rallying outside [...]

June 7, 2011 admin Catherine Ferguson Academy, Public Education 0