Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Detroit shuts schools, seeks $1.5B bond

Tags: faculty, mirel

"Good-looking schools without high-quality education going on in them is not the most important thing Detroit needs," said Jeffrey Mirel, author of "The Rise and Fall of an Urban School System," a book about Detroit schools. He believes the district should focus on improving learning by reducing class sizes and paying teachers more, for example. Read the entire Detroit News article.

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