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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.
When Early’s 18-month tenure has expired DPS should be poised to return to local control.
The district will argue that the student “actively invited and encouraged Pugh’s text messaging.”
The Detroit Public Schools district is hoping some free tickets will help boost attendance figures on the state-wide Count Day.
The layoffs might be needed to help close a deficit of about $170 million.