Tag: Funding

Balancing Budgets With Poor School Districts In Mind

We all want a balanced checkbook. We all want to know that we have the right amount of funds to make sure we have just the right amount of money to take care of all our bills without bouncing that checkbook. We know the importance of making sure we have enough money for not just the necessities but rainy day…

Dear Governor Snyder, This Is How Detroit Parents Feel About School Closures

Dear Governor Snyder, The Detroit Parent Network is a membership organization of thousands of parents across Southeast Michigan. As parents, we are asking you and the State School Reform Office (SRO) to approach the life-altering and community-changing issue of school closures with more consideration for the children and families impacted by your actions. We would also like to work with…

Detroit public schools can’t pay their teachers after June 30th

It’s a sad day when a city cannot pay it’s teachers. That’s exactly what faces the Detroit Public Schools after June 30th, a problem that strikes another blow to kids (especially those needing summer school). Reuters is reporting the desperate situation, and once again people nationally are reading another story about Detroit’s problems: The cash-strapped Detroit Public Schools will run…

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