By Koby Levin, Chalkbeat Detroit
Welcome to a new decade of education in Detroit.
We know that teachers will teach and students will learn in 2020. Beyond that, there are a lot of questions. Will preschool be expanded? What will happen when the new “read-or-flunk” law goes into effect? Where will the Detroit district find $500 million for building repairs?
Here’s a list — in no particular order, and about half as long as it could have been — of the key education issues Chalkbeat will be following this year.
And here’s to making 2020 a great year for Detroit students.
How many third-graders will be held back because they struggle to read?
This May, hundreds of families across Michigan (and especially in Detroit) will receive