There will be thousands of excited, happy Detroit Public School children the first week of class thanks to The Mike Morse Law Firm. They’ll receive a much needed gift to start their education off on the right track…a backpack filled with school supplies for each student from kindergarten to fifth grade.
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The complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.
Teachers union president Steve Conn said some teachers weren’t paid at all.
School enrollment for Highland Park has dropped along with the population.
Leaders say the Republican-led Legislature has no excuse to ignore Detroit Public School’s debt because the state ultimately is constitutionally responsible for it.
The district looks to restore art, music and gym to some of the middle schools says the DPS emergency manager.
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.
The cash-strapped district is paying $7,600 a day in interest penalties alone.