The late award-winning photographer David Posavetz grew up near Detroit’s City Airport and spent hours watching planes take off and land not far from his home. He dreamed what it would be like to fly one.
It’s unclear what caused the fighting, although the EAA referenced “gang violence” in a statement.
The Education Achievement Authority narrowed the field of candidates for a permanent chancellor at its meeting Wednesday.
According to Michigan Merit Exam scores released Monday, just five 11th grade students out of 649 would be proficient in science.
While other kids are in the pool — many Detroit students are still in class.
The teacher, Tiffani Eaton, has so far refused to just walk back into the classroom.
The comments come after another teacher was fired after trying to break up a fight a student fight by using a broom.
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder’s push for the legislation.
The state’s Education Achievement Authority, which currently operates low-performing schools in Detroit, has lost nearly a quarter of its students in the past year.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.