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Education Philanthropy Mostly Ignores Detroit

While nonprofits, philanthropists and reformers flock to cities like New York, New Orleans and Memphis, Detroit lacks substantive efforts toward educational reform.

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Some of the nation’s most disadvantaged and struggling K-12 schools operate within the city limits of Detroit. And while nonprofits, philanthropists and reformers flock to cities like New York, New Orleans and Memphis, Detroit lacks substantive efforts toward educational reform. (The Atlantic)

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