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…
“You are intentionally violating the law,” said Rep. Daniella Garcia
Schools sit empty, gathering dust or becoming magnets for crime across the Detroit district…
“They’re the only ones who’ve been able to help me,”
“This is not about burgers and fries. This is about kids’ lives and kids’ dreams.”
The latest news from Michigan’s classrooms continues to disturb.
Plans to close those schools were abandoned in the face of intense political opposition.
District and charter schools throughout the region are now scrambling year-round to fill vacant teaching jobs-