Florida’s public schools serve over 2.7 million students – more than half of whom are African American and Hispanic. In Miami, this plan impacts 90 percent of students attending public school.
This sends the devastating message to students that it is the color of their skin, nottheir hard work and perseverance that will determine their academic success. “The optics of establishing targets by race and other subgroups defies the universal and undisputed fact that all students can perform academically." Alberto M. Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
We are looking for local community support to raise awareness and to bring an end to this plan. We invite you and your organization to sponsor this community event. We strongly believe that the only way to stop this discriminatory policy is if we speak with one voice