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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Funding is one way of putting it, but accepting responsibility for it is probably a more legitimate way of talking about what has happened in the Detroit Public School system.”

- Sen. Bert JOHNSON (D-Highland Park), a member of the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren on the state taking a greater responsibility for the financial debt and burdens facing DPS since the district has been under state control for 10 of the last 15 years. 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Funding is one way of putting it, but accepting responsibility for it is probably a more legitimate way of talking about what has happened in the Detroit Public School system.”

- Sen. Bert JOHNSON (D-Highland Park), a member of the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren on the state taking a greater responsibility for the financial debt and burdens facing DPS since the district has been under state control for 10 of the last 15 years.