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If EAA enrollment falls, EAA may fail

Gov. Rick Snyder’s experimental district for failing schools, the Education Achievement Authority (EAA), will end if “parents just don’t take your children there,” Helen Moore, school reform activist and founder of Keep the Vote No Takeover, tells groups wherever she goes. Copies of the lease agreements signed by Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts and EAA Chancellor John Covington reveal t ...

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Breaking it down

One of the least reported events from the Mackinac Policy Conference was the gathering of Detroit mayoral candidates. Moderated by Nolan Finley of the Detroit News and Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press, four hopefuls discussed their views on Detroit. The selection of participants was unclear. Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon and former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan were obvious choices ...

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