The debate continues in Lansing over whether to raise the number of Michigan charter schools.
– A state House committee has approved a measure that would allow for more public charter schools in Michigan, and supporters said they believe it could gain final passage by the end of the year.
Members of a coalition fighting the legislation have a question for Gov. Rick Snyder.
The Republican-led Michigan Senate has approved a bill that could lead to more charter schools in the state.
A critic of the Detroit Public Schools has been tapped to lead a major office in the district.
The newly-selected operators for Detroit Public Schools’ five Renaissance charter schools will hold ‘Open Houses’ this week, beginning Monday at the schools.
Applications for the new charter schools seeking to open this fall will be evaluated and recommendations made to district emergency financial manager Robert Bobb by early June.
Detroit Public School officials set to release a proposal outlining what charter school operators need to bring to the table if they want to take over a DPS building.
On Wednesday we’ll find out what Detroit Public Schools will be converted to charter schools under Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb’s turnaround plan.
The DPS emergency financial manager is calling for the conversion of 41 public schools. He says the plan would help shave up to $99 million in costs.