Tag: Darnell Earley

The Other Detroit Comeback Story

A Cross-Section of Education Advocates Set Aside Their Differences to Create a Blueprint for Reshaping the City’s Education Landscape. It Almost Happened. The morning John Rakolta Jr. rode the bus to school with Mrs. Robinson and her two kids it was 7 degrees in Detroit. The four stepped outside the Robinsons’ apartment building exactly at 6:15 a.m. Rakolta’s bodyguard and driver…

Lawmakers need to show some love for Detroit Public Schools

Jack Lessenberry at The Blade has a few choice words about the inability of Michigan lawmakers to agree on a solution to save the Detroit Public Schools. Detroit Public Schools are now on course to run out of cash long before the school year ends. If that happens, bankruptcy seems likely. Bankruptcy saved General Motors, and more than likely “saved”…