Monthly Archives: September 2012

Los Angeles Million Father March Showcase Ready: Event Founder to Make Special Celebration Appearance

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September 27, 2012
Los Angeles Million Father March Showcase Ready: Event Founder to Make Special Celebration Appearance

Million Father March Held in Moreno Valley September 18, 2012 By EurPublisher Leave a Comment Church and Community Talk Fatherhood: Marchers Fellowship, Address Real Issues of Education     Read more at http://www.eurweb.com/2012/09/million-father-march-held-in-moreno-valley/#zXW6FedLW0ZmTLec.99 Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 2012 –(PR.com)– The 2012 Los Angeles Million Father March Organizing Committee (LAMFMOC), a collaboration of agencies from...
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Jean-Claude Brizard: Not “Wanted”!!!

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September 26, 2012
Jean-Claude Brizard: Not “Wanted”!!!

As a school superintendent, he took the graduation rate for Rochester, N.Y. high school Black males from a disastrous 33% to freakishly low 9%! Jean-Claude Brizard Must Go!!! He is currently the CEO of Chicago Public Schools.  He must be force out of the ranks of big city superintendents because Black boys are being destroyed under...
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Chicago Teacher Strike Ends

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September 25, 2012
Chicago Teacher Strike Ends

Diane Ravitch’s blog Chicago Teacher Strike Ends September 18, 2012     You have heard the news by now that the strike is over. I was lecturing in Chattanooga and meeting with leaders of the community from 2 pm until now. My brother tweeted to ask why I was behind the curve. Oops, offline....
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100 Black Men of Chicago Annual College Scholarship Fair

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September 25, 2012
100 Black Men of Chicago Annual College Scholarship Fair

Join the 100 Black Men of Chicago as it hosts its 10th Annual College Scholarship Fair, presented by State Farm Insurance, Saturday October 13th at UIC Forum- 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. from 9AM to 2PM. Take advantage of special financial aid and admission opportunities. To register for the College Scholarship Fair, visit 100bmc.org.   100...
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Town Hall Meetings on Pros and Cons of Elected School Board for CPS

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September 25, 2012
Town Hall Meetings on Pros and Cons of Elected School Board for CPS


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Join Black Parents Who Plan to Occupy the Schools

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September 24, 2012
Join Black Parents Who Plan to Occupy the Schools

  Join Black Parents United for a reception on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm at The Black Star Project 3509 South King Drive, Suite 2B Chicago, Illinois 60653 to plan strategies and programs to help Black and African children and students become globally competent. Our success depends on us!...
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Commentary: Chicago Strike Over: City, Teachers Union, Chicago Public Schools All Claim Victory While Black Children Continue to Lose

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September 24, 2012
Commentary: Chicago Strike Over: City, Teachers Union, Chicago Public Schools All Claim Victory While Black Children Continue to Lose

By Phillip Jackson What is different for Black Chicago children two weeks after a grueling, internationally-watched, hard-fought strike than two weeks before the strike? By most accounts, Black children will go back to the same schools they attended before the strike with few difference-making improvements. There is an old African proverb: When elephants fight,...
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Statistics show a gap in race in gifted education

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September 19, 2012
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By Steven G. Vegh September 19, 2012   Robert Downs has attended Norfolk Public Schools since kindergarten, but it wasn’t until fifth grade that his mother learned of the division’s program for gifted students. “If it hadn’t been for one of my friends who’s a teacher, I would have never known,” Jamila Downs said....
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The Community “Strikes” Back

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September 18, 2012
The Community “Strikes” Back

Join Chicago students (4 to 18 years old), parents and community members as they walk “Encouragement Lines” at City Hall, Teachers Union Headquarters, Board of Education Headquarters and Hilton Chicago  on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to help produce a resolution to children not being in school Please call 773.285.9600 for an...
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Back to School or back to hell? Why America’s education system continues failing Black students

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September 14, 2012
Back to School or back to hell? Why America’s education system continues failing Black students

By Starla Muhammad -Staff Writer Sep 10, 2012     (FinalCall.com) – Faulty equipment, fights in the hallways, overcrowded classrooms, failing grades, security guards, scarce resources and high suspension rates. This is not the description of a school in some Third World war torn country. It is the unfortunate yet glaring reality facing thousands...
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