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WHAT IS ‘DPS COMMUNITY DISTRICT’ DOING FOR DETROIT’S SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS

By Aurora Harris August 25, 2016 Posted By Aurora Harris to Detroit Parents With Special Ed Students at 8/25/2016 01:44:00 PM VOD editor’s note: The Detroit News reported Sept. 1 that the State School Reform Office released a report listing … Continue reading

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TELFORD FIGHTS ATTACK; DETROIT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS RUNNING ‘SPEED’ SLATE ON NOV. BALLOT

11-member SPEED slate runs in Nov. Detroit Board of Ed elections Detroit News slams slate and Superintendent candidate Telford By Dr. John Telford Aug. 8, 2016 (VOD ed. note: Former DPS Superintendent Dr. David Snead endorsed this article wholeheartedly, sending it in … Continue reading

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“JIM CROW! GENOCIDE!” STATE LOAN BOARD APPROVES THEFT OF $1.5 B IN DPS ASSETS, $385 M IN LOANS

Dozens traveled to Lansing to oppose state dismantling of DPS district, and further debt of $385 million Board files whistleblower complaint with SEC alleging that loan rates of up to 18% have cost DPS over $400 million under previous EM’s … Continue reading

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WALL STREET GREED = DEATH OF DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS; FIGHT BACK IN COURT, ON STREETS

Snyder signs Acts 192-197 to abolish DPS, replace it with state-controlled “community district” that will eventually carry heavy debt load  Acts also attack DPS workers’ collective bargaining and seniority rights  Lawsuit filed to stop dissolution of DPS; says it violates … Continue reading

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STATE WAR ON DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS CONTINUES, “SELLING BLACK CHILDREN TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER”

Michigan Legislature still debating provisions of bills that would end DPS  Current Detroit Board of Education, parents file class action lawsuit citing irreparable harm to Detroit’s children under state control Retaliation continues against teachers who closed 80 percent of Detroit … Continue reading

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