A school for pregnant teens closes in Detroit
VIDEO - Catherine Ferguson Academy is unlike any other school in the country. It has been educating teen mothers since 1988...
Catherine Ferguson Academy is unlike any other school in the country. It has been educating teen mothers since 1988. A high graduation and college acceptance rate, the alternative Detroit public school is set to shut its doors for good, following massive budget cuts and a lack of financial support from the private Charters system.
Earlier this week, in an effort to save their school, current and alumni students staged a sit in which quickly ended when local authorities arrested the girls.
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With little hope left the Save the Catherine Ferguson Academy Facebook Page is asking everyone to send a written appeal to Robert Bobb, The Emergency Finance Manager, a man who single handily has the power to keep the school open.