EDUCATION
08/30/2011 04:55 pm ET | Updated Oct 30, 2011

Former GM Exec Hopes To Kick-Start Detroit Schools

If there were an award for the "most challenged" school district in the United States, the Detroit public school system would have good reason to claim the title.

The system is wrestling with crumbling buildings, low achievement and a decline in enrollment that just won't stop. But this year, the system has added some new faces and plans to the mix in an attempt to revive it.

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