Since the start of this millennium Detroit closed dozens of schools as the city’s population dropped 25% from 951,000 in 2000 to 714,000 in 2010.   Detroit has squirmed in trying to deal with this crisis.   Find alternatives to public education as we know it?  What do we do for those whom the alternatives are not available?

When Detroit Public schools open next month students will find nine new schools. 

See this Free Press story about the first half of projects made possible by a $500 million school bond program.  Some people in Detroit still believe that students need good places to learn.