He's Not Literate, but He's Nice
March 6, 2010 11:31 AM Subscribe
posted by Oriole Adams (73 comments total)
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“Do DPS control the Foundation or outside group? If an outside group control the foundation, then what is DPS Board row with selection of is director? Our we mixing DPS and None DPS row’s, and who is the watch dog?” What job opportunities are there for someone who graduated high school with a 1.8 GPA and who took 15 years to get his Bachelor's Degree
(darn that pesky English proficiency requirement)? Why, president of the board of education
, that's what!
Detroit Public School students achieved the lowest scores ever recorded
on the National Assessment of Educational Progress test. Part of the problem has been social promotion
, advancing students to the next grade based on their age, whether they're academically ready or not. Robert Bobb
(emergency financial manager) has now banned social promotion, and is doing his best to "fix" the Detroit Public School system, but it's an uphill battle when the BOE president is almost functionally illiterate.