Category: School Choice

No To New Charter Schools But Yes To Prisons? SMH!

    According to the Detroit Free Press, Superintendent Vitti suggested that a piece of land be put on the biddling block to help build new prisons. Meanwhile, Vitti denies families new schools just because they’re public charters. New schools are a threat, but new prisons are the answer to helping DPSCD gain new funds. Wow! Is the war against…

When Detroit Courts Amazon It Costs Money That Could’ve Gone To Schools

Hi All, On February 6th, at 4:30pm we are holding a press conference at Techtown to: 1) Tell the press that we are committed to fighting for funding for our schools 2) To call on our business leaders and elected leaders, the same leaders who fought for Amazon to come here, to put their weigh and power behind fully funding…

School Choice Has Progressive Roots

Peter Cunningham – Executive Director, Education Post Melinda Anderson looks at bias in teacher hiring. A New Mexico school leader calls out a local newspaper for setting low expectations. State Teachers of the Year and a group of fourth graders defend the right to kneel during the national anthem. In her own words, a Mexican immigrant explains how a publicly-funded scholarship saved her. Massachusetts parents share their hopes and expectations for…

A Voice for Choice in Detroit

By Moneak Parker, Executive Director Detroit Voice for School Choice Over 250 families participated in Detroit Voice for School Choice National School Choice Celebration at Old Redford Academy. I discussed the mission of the organization and the importance of school choice. Then I briefed the parents on the history of school choice and National School Choice Week. Parents received information…

Balancing Budgets With Poor School Districts In Mind

We all want a balanced checkbook. We all want to know that we have the right amount of funds to make sure we have just the right amount of money to take care of all our bills without bouncing that checkbook. We know the importance of making sure we have enough money for not just the necessities but rainy day…

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