Detroit lawmakers threaten lawsuit to wrest schools' control from mayor

Ward, Andrew
April 1999
Bond Buyer;04/09/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30616, p3
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Reports that a number of Detroit, Michigan, lawmakers have considered suing the city and state to block a state school reform bill that gave Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer control of the city's schools and stall the school district's bond-financed capital plan. Authority of Archer in changing the district's board under the reform measure; Alleged violation of voting rights by the bill.


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