Michigan AG wants Detroit school board ouster today (Detroit News)

January 10, 2013 – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is continuing his quest to unseat seven members of the Detroit Board of Education and plans to persuade a judge to order their removal today. Schuette sued the board members in August — the same day Public Act 4 was suspended — accusing them of illegally holding office because they were elected by district, not at-large, as state law requires when a district has under 100,000 full-time students. Attorney George Washington, who represents the seven board members elected by district in November 2011, said the district’s student population fell below 100,000 in 2008.

Link to Full Article: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130110/SCHOOLS/301100369/1409/



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