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Prosecutors say a Detroit Public Schools auditor discovered irregularities last year…
“Without me right now, without this fight, teachers are going to lose what they have left, pay … any protections at all, and teachers don’t want that,” said Steve Conn.
Hundreds of Detroit Public Schools students took part in a hands-on day of activities at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix to learn how science, technology, engineering and math could be used to obtain a job in automotive and racing.
Detroit Public Schools students learned Thursday about how a STEM education could lead to a career in motor sports.
Detroit Federation of Teachers President Steve Conn calls Snyder’s proposed new system “an abomination.”
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“This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools.”
The Detroit Public Schools is reporting that overall crime is dropping in the district.
Gov. Rick Snyder said he “respects” the coalition’s work and his administration will review the recommendations.
A report says the Detroit district’s “deficits and debt have ballooned” in the past 15 years, 10 of which have been under some form of state control.
The cash-strapped district is paying $7,600 a day in interest penalties alone.