Tag Archives: DetroitPublicSchools

DETROIT KIDS IN DANGER: BILLS END DPS, PAY-OFF BANKS WITH STATE CONTROL, TAX LEVIES, CLOSINGS, CHARTERS

State Senate bills would eliminate Detroit Public Schools, largest Black district in U.S. July 1; create “Community District” including charters Current DPS bond debt of $2.9 billion to be paid off by new property tax levies ‘Elected’ board of  ‘Community District’ will … Continue reading

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RHODES’ RULE OVER DETROIT SCHOOLS OMINOUS; AS BANKRUPTCY JUDGE, HE DISMANTLED CITY OF DETROIT

Video above: DPS students from East English Village Academy, formerly the historic Finney High School, walked out Feb. 29 to protest school conditions, along with their teachers. Police maced and brutalized them, and arrested the teachers, just as they did in 2007 … Continue reading

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CANCEL DPS DEBT TO THE BANKS! QUALITY EDUCATION FOR DETROIT CHILDREN; TUNE IN WHPR SAT. 2/27@10:30 AM

“I’ve been reading news reports as well viewing them on national TV, about the deplorable conditions in DPS. Please know that the 1.5 Billion [bond] I campaigned for was never intended to knock down old schools but rather to renovate … Continue reading

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