[DNAinfo] - NAACP leader Hazel Dukes struck back on Friday against the former city councilwoman's group. The Success Charter Network had accused the civil rights organization of hurting students with a lawsuit over placing charter schools inside public schools.
[CNN] - Hazel Dukes, president of the NAACP's New York chapter, said the group is fighting for equal education for all -- similar to the landmark US Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education, which mandated equal education regardless of race.
[Rochester Democrat and Chronicle] - For example, Hazel Dukes, president of the New York state chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, recently sent a letter to Cuomo and legislative leaders opposing the cap and urging instead consolidation of school
[GothamSchools] - Critics of the lawsuit “can march and have rallies all day long,” said Hazel Dukes, president of the state NAACP chapter. “We will not respond.” Dukes said she joined the lawsuit for the same reason that the NAACP brought the landmark Brown v.
[GothamSchools] - “Ms. Dukes, turn your back on this lawsuit,” said Kathy Kernizan, the parent of a student at the Uncommon Schools charter network, referring to Hazel Dukes, president of the NAACP New York State Conference. A letter to Dukes with signatures from
[Politics on the Hudson (blog)] will only exacerbate the achievement gap and set us further back when we have already begun to make progress in ending the achievement gap with students in high needs and struggling school districts,” chapter president Hazel Dukes wrote.