Tag Archives: high school

Special Report on the closing of Detroit’s Catherine Ferguson Academy

Several weeks ago, we had a really good discussion here on the site about the proposed closing of the Catherine Ferguson Academy for pregnant and parenting teens in Detroit. One of those most engaged in the conversation was my old friend Pete, who is presently a PhD candidate in the Department of Epidemiology, at the […]

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Cell phones in Detroit high schools

According to someone on Reddit, this photo was taken recently in a Detroit high school. While everyone on Reddit seems to be outraged over the fact that high school students can’t have cell phones at this particular school, I find it much more shocking that they have 30 year old high school students.

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