“I hope that they are successful in getting the $6.5 million. It’ll be a shame if they can’t get it,”
What would you like to see for Detroit students next year? We asked nine local leaders what they thought.
Pro-district forces argue that sending more tax dollars to charters means less money for Detroit’s district schools.
The students erupted in cheers, waving their arms and jumping up and down as she presented their trophy.
A powerful coalition of city leaders says the warring factions need to start working together to solve Detroit’s educational crisis.
Last year, only 9.9 percent of third-graders passed the state English Language Arts exam.
“We’ve got sixth graders at a third-grade level,” Woods said. “We need to take it up a notch.”
“We needed to make sure we had enough teachers because that’s a huge thing for students when they come back…”
“You are intentionally violating the law,” said Rep. Daniella Garcia
“How was your day in school?”