Mamie Till Mobley

"There was an important mission for me, to shape so many...young minds as a teacher. God took away one child but...(gave) me thousands. And I have been grateful for the blessing." Mamie Till Mobley

Friday, December 3, 2010

Protest, rallies and more lawsuits on the Cathie Black appointment

The Brooklyn Ink blog reported over 100 protesters gathered Thursday once more outside the Tweed Courthouse their spirits uplifted when" a group of about fifteen teenage students joined the protest and climbed to the top of the steps, triggering applause from the crowd who gathered at 4 PM" to protest the appointment of media mogul Cathie Black NYC Schools Chancellor. Mayor Micheal Bloomberg appointed her chancellor last month amid an out pour of protest, rallies, demonstrations, on-line petitions with nearly 12,000 signatures.

Attorneys Roger Wareham and Ramon Jimenez representing the Freedom Party in a lawsuit the papers being prepared to file soon.

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Whitney Tilson (3rd background)

Whitney Tilson (3rd background)
"Let’s be honest: we need a lot more well-off, well-educated white folks with a personal stake in both charter schools and education reform in general if we’re going to take reform to the next level, both politically and operationally.Whitney Tilson, hedge fund manager and major funding angel for the school privatizing Democrats for Education Reform, thinks there’s not enough rich, educated white folks.( Preaprez) click photo to his blog.

Arne Duncan

Arne Duncan
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