$200M Plan Announced for Detroit Schools
A group of non-profits and community leaders on Thursday proposed a top-to-bottom overhaul of the chronically underachieving Detroit Public Schools as part of a 20-year, $200 million plan.
Under the Excellent Schools Detroit partnership's proposal, control of the district would fall to the city's mayor, while the elected school board would be disbanded.
The coalition says it also aims to make Detroit the first major U.S. city to have a 90 percent high school graduation rate and the same percentage of graduates enrolled in college...
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