EFM Takeover Of Detroit Schools: Teen Mothers Arrested, Children taken Into Temporary CustodyQuicklink submitted by Joan Brunwasser Permalink
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|On the heels of the shocking announcement last month by Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager(EFM)Robert Bobb to close up to eight schools and sell up to 45 schools to charter companies,he slated the highly successful and unique Catherine Ferguson Academy for closure.The school,which has been featured in the film Grown In Detroit documenting the school’s urban farm and in O: The Oprah Winfrey Magazine,boasts a 90% graduation rate and 100% college and higher education acceptance upon graduation.The award winning school is specifically for pregnant and parenting teens and their children,offering a wide range of classes and child care. It is the only school of its kind in the nation.|
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