What the government sells to schools – and what it wants schools to feed children – are not the same thing. Hence, unused food and wasted money.
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Detroit pundits were quick to pounce on Governor Snyder’s apparent snub of Detroit in his State of the State remarks. True, Snyder steered clear of the city’s financial and criminal crises. No doubt, the state’s sensitive negotiations with the city over a financial manager had something to do with his decision. But a closer look … Continue Reading →
Detroit- Joe Biden came to Detroit Sunday to applaud the good work of teachers unions in the city with the worst public school system in America. The irony, apparently was lost on the vice president. Indeed, Biden spoke very little about students at the American Federation of Teachers convention in Cobo Center. For the Democratic … Continue Reading →
On July 1, the Detroit Public Schools contract with their teachers expired. Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Emergency Manager Roy Roberts imposed a new agreement with the remnants of the school district on Sunday, literally a day after the previous contract expired. Since the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) had already abandoned any idea of working … Continue Reading →