Trying to teach in DPS amid decay: ‘It’s a travesty’

Reblogged from the Detroit Free Press

Temperatures outside are in the 20s, but the windows in the principal’s office at Detroit Institute of Technology Preparatory High School are cracked open and two fans are running to keep the indoor temperature from reaching 90 degrees.

Fifteen ceiling tiles are missing over the head of Principal Latoya Hall-King as she explains that her side of the building must tolerate desert heat to keep the other side of the building from freezing in the January air. Read more>>