Detroit’s decline has been frequent subject of scrutiny, mockery, and curiosity for some time. While this episode was initially intended to document the history of Detroit’s schools, after talking to Marquitta Fields, it became clear that there was a more important story to tell in this moment. Through her story, explore the impact of teacher expectations and context as perspective-shaper.
- State control of Detroit Public Schools
- Fiscal mismanagement in Detroit Public Schools
- The decline of Detroit