Hansen testifies on his bills to reform Detroit Public Schools

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LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, testified on Thursday before the Senate Government Operations Committee on legislation he sponsored to reform Detroit Public Schools.

Senate Bills 710 and 711 would create a new public school district known as the Detroit Community District. The new district would operate the schools, and the current Detroit Public Schools district would remain only for the purpose of retiring the district’s debt and levying taxes.

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