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Letter from Detroit student, Imani Harris

My name is Imani Harris. I am a very concerned sophomore at Renaissance High School. I am writing this letter because I am appalled. I am appalled at the fact that there was ever a thought that already struggling teachers should work for free while our emergency manager, legislatures, etc. continue to be paid. I am appalled that teachers had…

Don’t forget parents care about academics too

The physical conditions of the traditional Detroit public schools are appalling and city teachers are right to make a stink about it. Mold, warped floors, cold buildings in winter, leaky roofs, rodents – does that sound like a combination for inspiring kids to learn? Maybe in Dickens, but not in the real world. Yet, the forgotten part of “conditions” is…

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