Detroit closing half of its public schools

Posted on February 22nd, 2011 Admin

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.


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