Month: July 2016

Detroit in the National News…Again!

The New York Times published a front-page story this week on the troubled state of public education in Detroit. Charter schools in particular were cast in a pretty bad light. Michigan leapt at the promise of charter schools 23 years ago, betting big that choice and competition would improve public schools. It got competition, and chaos. Detroit schools have long…

Muhammed Ali’s Legacy continues to fight for kids

I was given the great honor of attending the Michigan Community Service Commission’s My Brother’s Keeper luncheon this week in Detroit. The event’s guest speaker was Lonnie Ali. For the few mortals who don’t know her. She is the widow of the world’s greatest boxer and humanitarian, Muhammed Ali.  The My Brother’s Keeper Initiative is a national effort supported by…

Muhammad Ali’s Legacy continues to fight for kids

I was given the great honor of attending the Michigan Community Service Commission’s My Brother’s Keeper luncheon this week in Detroit. The event’s guest speaker was Lonnie Ali. For the few mortals who don’t know her. She is the widow of the world’s greatest boxer and humanitarian, Muhammed Ali.  The My Brother’s Keeper Initiative is a national effort supported by…

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