Gutting Cities and Public Education
Against The Current vol. 152

Feeley, Dianne
http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/3265

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/05/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13769

Almost sixty more Detroit public schools are to be closed over the next two years — with up to 45 open to being taken over by charter operators. This is the “Renaissance 2012 Plan” developed by state-appointed “Emergency Financial Manager” Robert Bobb. As Bobb’s two-year term ends it appears to have been a pilot project for the wholesale and anti-democratic restructuring of local governance.