Attorney Jadine Johnson joined the Education Town Hall on September 3 to discuss the national picture around the fight for Dyett High School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Ms. Johnson, staff attorney for the Advancement Project’s Campaign for Quality Education, is helping to mount Title VI complaints in response to school closings in Chicago, including Dyett; Newark, NJ; and New Orleans. Track 2 here below.
At September 2’s #FightForDyett press conference at the U.S. DOE, Judith Browne Dianis, Advancement Project co-director, provided additional background about nationwide attacks on democracy and public education. Track 3 below.
*Both photos from Advancement Project website
See this graphic for a little more background on school closings in Bronzeville. bronzeville-schools
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