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Jennings, Riverview Gardens Cancel Tuesday Classes

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) - Jennings School District has cancelled classes for Tuesday due to the unrest in Ferguson.

The district released the following statement:

“It certainly saddens us that there is continued unrest in Ferguson. 395 more words


Plaid's promise of 'local solutions' on school closures broken.

The top line of Plaid Cymru’s 2012 manifesto read as follows;

“Plaid Cymru councillors are a crucial part of the team of Plaid Cymru representatives at all levels of government who are… 503 more words


Hawaii Island schools will close before arrival of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio.

Some schools will serve as evacuation shelters.

Source:  State of Hawaii Department of Education/Hawaii Tribune-Herald.

On Tuesday, the state Department of Education announced that schools  on… 116 more words


Nokomis parents gain second engineering opinion

Nokomis school parents have proven the value of gaining a second engineering report when school facilities are threatened with closure. “An engineering report…has confirmed what many local residents suspected all along: the Nokomis School gymnasium is not structurally unsound – it simply has a few leaks,” the Last Mountain Times reported on July 22. 374 more words


#HandsOffDewey - A Successful BBQ and Next Steps

BBQ for Dewey

The coalition to defend Dewey just finished up a very successful BBQ at Dewey Academy that brought out over 75 students, staff, parents, and community supporters of Dewey.   1,115 more words

Action & Organizing

Update on Dewey

Posted below is our most recent update on Dewey.  We published it a couple weeks ago on the Oakland Local blog.  It’s not fully up to date at this point since it’s missing our most recent actions including our BBQ on Monday, 7/28.   1,808 more words

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I will be in-studio for an interview on @EmpowerDC radio show today

Here’s the show’s synopsis for my visit:

Topic: Malcolm X elementary was slated to close at the end of the 2012-2013 school year, however, it was removed as DCPS chancellor Kaya Henderson had other plans for it. 

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