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Reinstate our Principal: A Proven Leader with Measurable Performance Growth in 2019-2020.
We Need Your Support to Reinstate our Principal
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, an overqualified Black women will forever be scorned and ridiculed solely because she is a Black woman ascending to hold the highest power in the country: Supreme Court Justice.
Dr. Carolyn Jackson-King, a highly degreed and overqualified Black woman was assigned by DC Public Schools (DCPS) to train many principals. Some of her mentees received the highest accolades from city leaders. A former principal, first year instructional superintendent and Relay coach, terminated Dr. JK because she pushed back upon Relay program practices that are racist, militaristic, non critical thinking and school to prison practices.
The District of Columbia Public Schools decided not to reappoint Boone Elementary principal Dr. Carolyn Jackson-King due to performance! However, under Dr. JK's leadership, Boone moved from a two star rating to a three star rating.
Under Dr. Jackson-King’s leadership in 2019-2020, the school performance has grown in each data point listed below.
CLASS, TRC, Dibels, Reading Inventory, ANET, AFFIRM, iReady, Insight Survey, Panorama Survey, Attendance, and OSSE-Star Ratings.
Therefore, we know Dr. Jackson-King’s removal is not about performance, it's about retaliation for questioning Relay: racist and militaristic practices mandated upon Black children only in DC.
May 2020 Nowhere in the District of Columbia do pervasive inequity, oppression and the structural racism, based solely on the color of...