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Politics & Government

What is Governor Snyder's plan for Detroit schools?

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O.k., o.k., we know this one is empty, but some high school students in the Detroit Public Schools say their classroom are far from empty.

We’re starting to hear early reports about Governor Snyder’s plan for restructuring public education in Detroit. The school landscape there is very fractured right now, with a combination of traditional public schools, charters, and the Education Achievement Authority.

Susan Demas, publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, and Ken Sikkema, former Senate Majority Leader and Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants, joined Jenn White on All Things Considered. They discussed what Governor Snyder might propose and what it would take for him to get his plan passed.

Here's their conversation:

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