Rachel Maddow interviews Principal Asenath Andrews on the closing of Detroit’s Catherine Ferguson Academy

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9 Comments

  1. Posted June 11, 2011 at 9:27 pm | Permalink

    Wow! This is great.

  2. Posted June 11, 2011 at 9:38 pm | Permalink

    It’s great that it got national coverage, and Maddow did a really good job of highlighting the main issues, but I don’t know what good it will do. I don’t get the sense that the Emergency Financial Manager will back down, or that the Governor will come though with more money for public schools of Detroit… Andrews, by the way, strikes me as one hell of a lady. She should run for elected office.

  3. Posted June 11, 2011 at 10:05 pm | Permalink

    People, it seems, are trying to get the ACLU involved.

  4. Posted June 12, 2011 at 8:33 am | Permalink

    I’m going to the demonstration on Thursday if anyone wants to come.

  5. Posted June 12, 2011 at 3:16 pm | Permalink

    I wish I could go with you, Pete, but I’m booked on Thursday.

  6. Posted June 12, 2011 at 7:56 pm | Permalink

    It’s going to be a big event.

    Apparently, though Principal Andrews was somewhat ambivalent about it. I’m not sure why.

  7. Jim
    Posted June 16, 2011 at 12:04 pm | Permalink

    Some good news!
    http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/06/16/6874186-update-catherine-ferguson-academy-to-stay-open-continue-as-charter-school

  8. kjc
    Posted June 16, 2011 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    so great.

  9. Posted June 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | Permalink

    So great!

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