From the Dallas Morning News: Deion Sanders: “I sat up in the top of the bleachers and said, ‘This would be wonderful if we would educate these kids,’” he said. “We could marry the two [sports and academics]. Why can’t we do such a thing?” READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE HERE.
By LAURA WEBER | MICHIGAN RADIO
Former NBA player and one of the “Fab Five” at the University of Michigan, Jalen Rose, told lawmakers at the state Capitol today parents need more school options for their kids.
Rose testified before a state panel in support of allowing more charter schools and schools of choice in Michigan.
He sponsored a charter academy that opened in his hometown of Detroit. Rose says the school selects students based on a lottery, rather than test scores, so every kid would have a shot at getting in. READ MORE.
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