The transformation of Catherine Ferguson Academy into a for-profit charter is an attack on the students, educational staff and population as a whole. It is part of a nationwide trend to undermine public education and privatize schools. Detroit, as Obama’s education secretary said, is “Ground Zero” in education “reform”—that is, the looting of public education by corporations and Wall Street speculators.
Detroit’s Catherine Ferguson Academy to be Privatized
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By Nancy Hanover- wsws.org21 June 2011
celebration. Actor Danny Glover speaks as Dalisha Thomas, 17, with daughter Kendall, listens.
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