Detroit schools closing: Michigan officials order Robert Bobb to shut half the city’s schools


State education officials have ordered the emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools to immediately implement a plan that balances the district’s books by closing half its schools, reports the Huffington Post.

The Detroit News says the financial restructuring plan will increase high school class sizes to 60 students and consolidate operations…

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