PBS NewsHour

Why Detroit's teachers are 'sick' of inadequate schools

Clip: 02/09/2016 | 8m 32s

Detroit's public schools have been in financial decline for more than a decade as their enrollment plummeted. Now on the brink of insolvency, the district is confronted with decrepit buildings, a chronic lack of resources and fed up teachers who have staged "sick-outs" in protest of the conditions. The NewsHour’s April Brown reports.

Aired: 02/09/16

Rating: NR

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