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Rachel Maddow on the closing of Detroit’s Catherine Ferguson Academy

I was wondering why we were getting so many new comments on our thread about the Detroit public school for pregnant young women that’s being closed. Well, it looks like we got a shout out on Rachel Maddow’s website… Here’s the segment that accompanied the link. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news […]

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Detroit to close half of its public schools, bring high school class size to 60

Robert Bobb, the emergency financial manager of the Detroit Public Schools, just announced that he plans to shut down 70 of the city’s 142 remaining public schools in oder to close the much-talked-about $327 million budget gap. This move, he acknowledges, will bring high school class sizes to approximately 60. I’d like to write a […]

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