The Catherine Ferguson Struggle
Against The Current vol. 154

Kampfer, Nina
Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/09/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13812

Catherine Ferguson Academy, a school for teen mothers, has been central in controversies surrounding the closures and charters of Detroit’s public schools. Although the cost of $19,000 per student each year is comparable to the cost of educating students at other similar schools, the operational costs, from an Emergency Manager’s perspective, were excessive.