A group bankrolled by liberal billionaire George Soros is aiding a newly launched ‘Abolition School’ to train activists on how to dismantle police and prisons. George and Alex Soros’s The Community Resource Hub for Safety and Accountability joined forces with left-wing groups to aid the Philadelphia-based W.E.
B Du Bois Movement School for Abolition & Reconstruction to prepare organizers against what they say is a capitalist society created from”overlapping forces of colonial dispossession and genocide, racialized chattel slavery, and violent patriarchal domination, whose extractive brutality toward humanity and nature alike is quickly rendering our planet uninhabitable.”
“Our students are aspiring revolutionaries and abolitionists of all ages and backgrounds who want to acquire the analytical tools and practical skills necessary to set political change into motion and sustain it through struggle,” the school’s website states.”But we seek above all to help build the leadership capacity of organic intellectuals, those most directly impacted by oppressive structures—policing, mass incarceration, environmental racism, and poverty—and those closest to the struggles to dismantle them.”
Dadeville coach becomes school counselorJordan McGuire started off the new school year as a school counselor at Dadeville Elementary School.
St. Johns County school district holds school rezoning meetings for new K-8sIt’s a math puzzle facing the St. Johns County school district: how can leaders rearrange school zones to accommodate even more students?
NYC families preparing for back to school amid potential school bus strikeSchool buses will run normally for the first day of school Thursday and Friday as well, but there’s no guarantee for the following week and those after. CBS New York’s John Dias has the latest developments.
#BetterTogether: Harlem families get back-to-school haircuts & school suppliesKids are getting ready to head back to school this week, many of them with a fresh cut. Here at CBS New York, we believe we are better together, which is why we’re teaming up with our community partners to offer back-to-school haircuts and supplies for Harlem families. CBS New York’s Jessi Mitchell reports. Read more: https://cbsloc.al/3sHJ3lb
More school districts going green with electric school busesThousands of school buses nationwide are getting overhauled with new electric models as school districts flip the switch to go green. Top manufacturers are looking to address environmental and noise concerns.
Dozens of girls sent home from school after France bans abayas in public schoolDozens of girls were sent home from school on Tuesday because they refused to change out of their abayas, long robe-like garments worn by many Muslim women.