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Former GM Exec Hopes To Kick-Start Detroit Schools

Roy Roberts Detroit Schools

First Posted: 08/30/11 05:55 PM ET Updated: 10/30/11 06:12 AM ET


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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