Thu December 6, 2012
Gongwer reporter on education reform in House
The state House Education Committee continues to work on legislation that would put an Educational Achievement Authority into statute. The proposed bills have drawn opposition from many education groups. Gongwer News Service reporter Chris Klaver told WMUK’s Gordon Evans that there is already an authority as part of an agreement between Eastern Michigan University and Detroit Public Schools. The authority is designed to improve achievement in lower-performing schools. Klaver says some of the groups opposing the legislation say that some of the practices used in these schools have not worked.