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Tax Dollars, Lax Scholars: Michigan Spends $1B/Year on Charter Schools with Little Accountability

Tax Dollars, Lax Scholars: Michigan Spends $1B/Year on Charter Schools with Little Accountability
The Freep has a story about how the state of Michigan opened up the floodgates for charter schools, refused to properly oversee them, and instead created an environment in which money flows from tax coffers into private pockets with very little accountability. Unfortunately, Michigan is not an anomaly.
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MI Gov Rick Snyder Wants 50,000 Visas to Help Reinvigorate Detroit

MI Gov Rick Snyder Wants 50,000 Visas to Help Reinvigorate Detroit
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder plans to ask the Obama administration to set aside thousands of work visas to attract talented immigrants to live and work in bankrupt Detroit.
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