Statement by MCCSA Executive Director Jared Burkhart regarding MI Senate Passage of DPS Legislation

Please attribute the following statement to Jared Burkhart, Executive Director, Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers, regarding DPS Legislation approved by Michigan Senate:

“The Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers applauds the Michigan Legislature for creating a solution that protects the educational choices of all children in Detroit while protecting DPS from bankruptcy. Creating an accountability system that will close failing schools, both charter and traditional, will help students gain the best education possible. Michigan authorizers will continue to work tirelessly to ensure students from every background obtain a quality education.”