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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.
Experts from the University of Michigan are working with Detroit’s public schools on a new executive leadership program, the financially troubled district said Monday.
The teachers claim that working conditions at the school are deplorable and that principal Christopher Lockhart has been verbally abusive and disruptive.
Representatives of a local union say boilers in the Detroit Public Schools buildings are putting students and staff in danger.