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Detroit Public schools

Stop Governor Snyder and his new Emergency Manager Rhodes from Poisoning Detroit’s Children

Stop Governor Snyder and his new Emergency Manager Rhodes from Poisoning Detroit’s Children

  WE DEMAND: Test for contamination in ALL schools in Detroit and across Michigan NOW Medical screening conducted in the schools for all students Find and remove the sources of contamination — fix the problem rather than use it as an excuse to close schools Declare a Federal Emergency to make additional funds available Emergency [...]

May 14, 2016 BAMN Featured, Fighting Racism, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on Stop Governor Snyder and his new Emergency Manager Rhodes from Poisoning Detroit’s Children

THE FIGHT FOR DETROIT: Fighting for Democracy and Public Education and Ending the New Jim Crow

THE FIGHT FOR DETROIT: Fighting for Democracy and Public Education and Ending the New Jim Crow

At bottom is a running compilation of links and literature in BAMN’s fight to build the new civil rights movement to restore democracy and defend public education in Detroit. JOIN BAMN: Form a BAMN chapter in your area, and/or join the EON/BAMN caucus of the teachers unions and build the new civil rights and immigrant [...]

January 20, 2016 BAMN Featured, Fighting Racism, Public Education Comments Off on THE FIGHT FOR DETROIT: Fighting for Democracy and Public Education and Ending the New Jim Crow

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

Victory! Maybury Elementary School & Its Bilingual Ed Program Saved!

Victory! Maybury Elementary School & Its Bilingual Ed Program Saved!

The power of the April 25th student walkouts from Southwestern and Western High Schools have FORCED DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts to back off on the closing of Maybury, an elementary school in Southwest Detroit that has a unique and essential bilingual educational program. Despite Roberts’ past assertions that the DPS school closings were “non-negotiable,” [...]

May 11, 2012 BAMN Featured, Public Education, Stop School Closings Comments Off on Victory! Maybury Elementary School & Its Bilingual Ed Program Saved!

CITY WIDE WALKOUT TO STOP ALL DPS SCHOOL CLOSINGS: MAY 16TH 10:55AM!!!

CITY WIDE WALKOUT TO STOP ALL DPS SCHOOL CLOSINGS: MAY 16TH 10:55AM!!!

On April 25, at 10:55am, the brave students of Southwestern High School, ignoring the opposition and threats from their principle, teachers and parents, burst through the doors of the school, walked out and marched through southwest Detroit to neighboring Western High School to keep their school open. They were joined by almost 200 students from [...]

May 11, 2012 BAMN Featured, Public Education, Stop School Closings Comments Off on CITY WIDE WALKOUT TO STOP ALL DPS SCHOOL CLOSINGS: MAY 16TH 10:55AM!!!

Save Detroit Day School for the Deaf & ALL Detroit Public Schools

Save Detroit Day School for the Deaf &  ALL Detroit Public Schools

Mass Rally  Fight to Save our Schools and Our Neighborhoods! RESCHEDULED: THURSDAY 04/06/2012 at 5pm! 4555 John C Lodge Fwy (corner of Lodge service drive and Forest Ave) The maintenance of the Detroit Day School for the Deaf is a question of respect for the dignity of deaf students and their right to choose to [...]

March 31, 2012 BAMN Occupy Movement, Public Education Comments Off on Save Detroit Day School for the Deaf & ALL Detroit Public Schools