Why Millions Should Refuse the Lesser Evil

Why Millions Should Refuse the Lesser Evil
by John Laurits
Why Millions Should Refuse the Lesser Evil “The means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek” -Martin Luther King Greetings, sisters, brothers, & others — Today, I’m feeling just foolish enough to write an article addressing one of the most contentious & divisive questions of our day — should a person vote for […]

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‘Asking Public to Name District Is Pure Gimmick’ – from the ‘Fix the mitten’ blog

BY ASKING PUBLIC TO DEVELOP MEANINGLESS NICKNAME FOR NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT, EMERGENCY MANAGER  PROVES YET AGAIN THAT HE IS OUT OF TOUCH

Nick Krieger (@nckrieger):

Detroit Schools Emergency Manager Steve Rhodes is asking the public to participate in developing an informal nickname for the new school district.  Give me a break.
 
State law prescribes the legal name of the new school district.  Pursuant to Section 381(3) of Public Act 192 of 2016, the name of the new district must include the words “Detroit” and “school”; it must also include the word “community,” the word “district,” or both.  This doesn’t leave much room for creative nomenclature.
 
The new district already has an official name:  “Detroit Public Schools Community District” or “DPSCD.”  So why does it need a nickname?  Your guess is as good as mine.

Read Nick’s full blog post here: 
http://www.fixthemitten.com/blog/asking-public-to-name-district-is-pure-gimmick