Detroit School Board Will Vote to Quit EAA, Leader Says

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A week after voters overturned Public Act 4, the Detroit Board of Education plans to vote Tuesday night to break the district's contract with Eastern Michigan University and withdraw from the Education Achievement Authority.

The move could spell the end of Michigan's statewide recovery school district.

But according to Gov. Rick Snyder's office, neither the school board nor EMU can withdraw from the contract without approval from the EAA's executive committee.

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