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Demands of State of Delaware

1. lnclude Delaware state university in the Seed program


2' Meeting with eovernor, secretary of Education and Chairpersons
of General ,
Assembly Education Committees
3' Remove Christina and Colonial School District from the City of Wilmington
4' weighted funding formula for High Poverty schools, public and charter,
in the
City of Wilmington and throughout the State of Delaware
5. City of Wilmington in one school district, in no more than
two
. 6. Local control for City Residents
7. No new Charter Schools
8. Abolish special equalization funding formula for Colonial
9' Remove Wilmington Charter and Cab Callowayfrom Wilmington
High and give
Wilmington High to City Children
10' Establish and implement Diversity plans for Staff (Especialy
Teachers)
LL' Diversity plans for inclusion of minority businesses in procurement

, ..i:i Demands of Christina School District


'r ,, , 1.,, 1. All Board lVlembers Resign
2' Remov-e all curr-elt'employee's in charge of Disciiline from their responsibilities in discipline
3' Establish luccess'iilan for all city schools with input from city parents with final review in

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rir,r cgnjunction the coarition of organizations
4. Diversity plans for Staff (especially Teachers)
u. Diversity Plans for inclusion of minority businesses in procurement
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Demands of All
Establish Office of Education Advocate
Parent Training and Support Centers
lntervention Teams in all secondary schools
Mental Health & sociar services in schoors
Give city Parents and Residents Local control i ,'eiri:

LEGISLATE OR LITIGATE! .NO JUSTICE, NO PEACEIII


Reasons for Christina Protest

. All City Schools in Christina School District are Under Academic Review or Watch
o All High Schools in Christina are under Academic Review or Watch
. Three of the four districts middle schools are under Academic Watch
. Lowest test Scores ln modern history
. Discipline Practices Resulting in a record number 19,000 Suspensions and 80
Expulsions in the 2008 /2009 School year
. Failure to include minority businesses in procurement
Reasons for State of Delaware protest

Under resourced High Poverty Schools resulting in low performing schools throughout
the State of Delaware caused primarily by the Neighborhood School Act
. High Poverty, under resourced Charter Schools resulting from the Charter School
. States failure to follow advice th:tfieighborhood school committee to
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provide additional resources for High poverty schoors
.States Failure to abolish the 4 Districts in the City of Wilmington
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Failure of State to give Wilmington residents local control
::" o Failure to include
minority businesses in procurement

States'failure to address problems in the Colonial School District lncluding


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1. Failure to sto$'equalization funding requiring Brandywine, Red Clay, and Christina

School Districts to give Colonial School District S f million dollars each therefore,

every year Colonial receives 3 million dollars of taxpayer's rnonqy

2. Over a 100% increase in suspensions in the 2O0S/2O09 School year

3. Failures of Colonial School District that is under Academic Watch as a District

4, Failure to provide fiscal oversight of the District

LEGISLATE OR LITIGATE! .NO JUSTICE, NO PEACTggI