11 Michigan charter school authorizers 'at risk' for suspension

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

More than a quarter of Michigan's charter school authorizers are "at risk" of being suspended, the Michigan Department of Education announced Monday.

Department officials announced that 11 authorizers may not be allowed to open new schools because of low academic performance and problems with contract transparency.

The 11 authorizers are Detroit Public Schools, Eastern Michigan University, the Education Achievement Authority, Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Highland Park Schools, Kellogg Community College, Lake Superior State University, Macomb Intermediate School District, Muskegon Heights Public Schools and Northern Michigan University.

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