Detroit: Teachers Fight Back

Diane Ravitch's blog

Just in from Detroit. Teachers will protest the ongoing efforts to destroy public education in Detroit.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE Contact: (313) 355-3205

DPS TEACHERS FIGHT BACK!

“A Union Within a Union”

“Teachers from more than 40 DPS schools are demanding safe conditions, adequate learning environments, and a level playing field for DPS Students.”

Detroit- DPS Teachers Fight Back (A union Within a Union), is a group of teachers mobilizing to unite, shed light on unsafe and subpar learning conditions, and demand resolution. Just as doctors take the Hippocratic Oath to uphold ethical standards, teachers also take a Loyalty Oath to serve, protect and allow no harm. Unfortunately, we have been unable to live up to that with the constant change of leadership, state control and 4 consecutive Emergency Managers.

On Monday, January 11, 2016, 12 p.m., DPS Teachers will join in solidarity during a rally organized by…

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