Michigan orders Detroit to Close Half of its Public Schools Due to DeficitSubmitted by bobbyw24 on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 08:18
Michigan orders DPS to make huge cuts
Bobb told to consolidate services, close half of schools to end deficit
Jennifer Chambers / The Detroit News
Lansing— Swift and severe changes are coming to Detroit Public Schools.
State education officials have ordered Robert Bobb to immediately implement a financial restructuring plan that balances the district's books by closing half of its schools, swelling high school class sizes to 60 students and consolidating operations.
From The Detroit News: http://detnews.com/article/20110221/SCHOOLS/102210355/Michig...