News in Brief
Worst Mich. Schools to Get New Management
Michigan plans to create a new management authority that will take over the lowest-performing schools in the state, starting with Detroit in 2012-13. The Educational Achievement System, as described by Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, last month, will allow schools to operate with more autonomy, have a longer school day and year, and devote more money to classroom uses.
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