Michigan’s Charter Schools: Detroit Free Press Digs Deep
EWA Radio, Episode 7
A year-long investigation into Michigan’s charter schools by the Detroit Free Press uncovered wasteful spending, cozy contracts, and missed opportunities to shut down long-struggling campuses, according to the newspaper.
EWA public editor Emily Richmond spoke with two reporters from the team — Lori Higgins and David Jesse — about their work, and the response from some quarters charging that the newspaper unfairly held charter schools to a higher standard than traditional public campuses.
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Theme: “Spring Retrospective (feat. Smiletron)” by Electric Children