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Baltimore Uprising -- The Network For Public Education

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This statement was written by the board of the Network for Public Education:The death of Freddie Gray while in police custody is a national tragedy. We support his family and the millions nationwide who call for justice in his case. We support the thousands who have peacefully joined protests for justice. The national media coverage of the Baltimore uprising continues to sensationalize the violent responses of some of those protesting while ignoring the thousands of people across the country peacefully gathering to demand an end to violence inflicted upon our communities. We will watch intently the outcome of the charges filed yesterday against six police officers allegedly involved in the death of Freddie Gray.However, the pursuit of justice must not be isolated to this single case. Cries for justice should not only surround Gray's killing, but also include people of color ... more...
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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