Ask your students or your friends or yourself: “When was one of the first (recorded that is) organized protests of segregation on a bus or streetcar?”
They may be surprised to learn that on March 27, 1867, after the end of the Freedmen’s meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, a group of African-Americans decided to test their right to ride on the Charleston Street Cars.
Continue reading on link below. #TeachReconstruction
READ-SHARE-DISCUSS-LEARN more here – https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/staged-ride-ins-south-carolina
The Network for Public Education has released Asleep at the Wheel: How the Federal Charter Schools Program Recklessly Takes Taxpayers and Students for A Ride
…a scathing condemnation of the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP), which is part of the Office for Innovation and Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education: “For over a decade, Congress has poured money into CSP at rates much higher than overall Education Department spending has increased. We estimate that approximately $4 billion federal tax dollars have been spent or allocated to start, replicate and expand charter schools.”
via Scathing New Report Demands Moratorium on New Grants from Federal Charter Schools Program
For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support for students from low-income families.
The difference is that this time, Democrats control the House.
READ-SHARE-DISCUSS-LEARN more here – https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/politics/devos-blasted-again-for-proposing-cuts-to-the-special-olympics