Published Online: August 10, 2010
Published in Print: August 11, 2010, as 'No' Vote on Mayoral Control

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'No' Vote on Mayoral Control

The Detroit City Council decided in a 6-3 vote last month not to put the question of mayoral control of city schools on the November ballot. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm, a Democrat, had both publicly urged the board to let voters decide whether to shift control of the city's troubled schools from the 11-member elected board of education to the mayor.

Vol. 29, Issue 37, Page 5

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