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Gaedel Donating Member (802 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-10 11:51 AM
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132. Detroit Public Schools
The hierarchy at Detroit Public Schools is larger now than when the city had 1.8 million inhabitants (with far more kids per family).

Hannah, go to DetroitYes.com. They have a thread on the schools being demolished. Most of them are schools with a capacity of 650 that were down to 300 enrollment when they were closed.

Having a lot of underutilized schools is just a jobs program for principals, assistant principals, guidance counselors, and curriculum specialists.

How many kids do you have, how many kids per teacher, how many teachers do you need, and what s the most efficient enrollment size for a school should be the determinants.

Per pupil expenditures in the DPS are pretty high. Too kmuch of that money goes to support a kleptocracy in DPS.

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