7/9/15: Tuition Jump / Expert Advice for DPS / Registry Changes? / Empty Homes
Some staggering numbers this week for students heading to college in Michigan this fall, as two universities decide to jack up tuition past the state’s cap. Even if you don’t have anyone going to college, the price of education and the lack of state funding will impact all of us here in the state. Also, as Detroit Public Schools drown in debt, education leaders come to the city to offer advice. We hear about their visit from Excellent Schools Detroit CEO Dan Varner. Plus, the case of a teenage boy who is likely to end up on a sex offender registry for the rest of his life – should laws be changed? And Detroit’s foreclosure crisis is causing blight and costing the city hundreds of millions of dollars. Tonight, we trace the roots of the problem.
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