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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
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
Paull O’Neal unarmed Chicago police policy: do not shoot at people in vehicles Neighborhood vigil held, organizing continues From Everipedia.com http://www.everipedia.com/paull-oneal/ Paul O’Neal aka Paull Oneal is a resident of Chicago, Illinois. He is originally from São Domingos, Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. Paul … Continue reading
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
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
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
USDOJ says Gilbert’s Quicken Loans guilty of “hundreds of millions of dollars” in HUD mortgage insurance fraud, 40% of company’s loans Detroit grandmother, community advocate Stafford unjustly convicted of charges in single mortgage she was not party to By Diane … Continue reading
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
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