On a daily basis, our kids and therefore our schools face an onslaught of challenges stemming from the ravishing effects of poverty and the culture of violence in the neighborhoods around them.
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Qualitative measures like school appearance, safety and openness to parents and community are essential to any school becoming a neighborhood anchor and are also, quite measurable.
The state of education in Detroit continues to draw increasing attention, which is a good thing. However, the attention continues to focus on the negatives and the many positive solutions are relatively unnoticed.
It's back-to-school time in Detroit. It's also a perfect opportunity for all of us to get involved in an issue that will, more than anything, shape th...
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