Tag: Brooke Harris

BREAKING: Michigan ACLU goes to bat for fired EAA teacher Brooke Harris, demands she be reinstated

BREAKING: Michigan ACLU goes to bat for fired EAA teacher Brooke Harris, demands she be reinstated

A little justice please? Early this month, I wrote two pieces about Brooke Harris, a teacher fired first from a Flint charter school for helping students to organize a fundraiser for the family of Trayvon Martin and more recently fired by the Education Achievement Authority (HERE and HERE.) At Brooke’s per-termination hearing, she learned that she was being accused of […]

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Detroit EAA admins make Brooke Harris’s pretermination hearing closed to the public & move venue

Detroit EAA admins make Brooke Harris’s pretermination hearing closed to the public & move venue

So much for “PUBLIC” schools… As I wrote about earlier in the week, Brooke Harris, the teacher fired from a Pontiac charter school for helping students organize a fundraiser for the family of Trayvon Martin, is about to be fired again. This time, it appears to be because of her outspokenness about the poor learning environment in Education Achievement Authority […]

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BREAKING: Teacher fired from Pontiac schools for Trayvon Martin fundraiser now being fired by Education Achievement Authority

BREAKING: Teacher fired from Pontiac schools for Trayvon Martin fundraiser now being fired by Education Achievement Authority

Message to teachers: Sit down and shut up. NOTE: The location of Brooke Harris’s pretermination hearing, which is now closed to the public, has been changed. See update below. In April of 2012, Brooke Harris, a teacher at the Pontiac Academy for Excellence charter school, was fired for attempting to assist her students hold a fundraiser for the family of […]

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Michigan teacher fired for raising funds for family of Trayvon Martin

Michigan teacher fired for raising funds for family of Trayvon Martin

The wrong person got fired At a time in this country and my state when we’re dealing with crap like this hacked road construction sign, now we get a story about a teacher who was fired for using the Trayvon Martin case as a teachable moment. Brooke Harris was fired for supporting a student-run fundraiser for the family of Trayvon […]

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