Schools Nationwide Face Tight Budgets — In Detroit, Teachers Go Unpaid
Detroit Public Schools can't afford teachers, summer school or special education services — and lots of schools across the nation are cutting budgets.By Katie Link | May 1, 2016
Living on a teacher's salary isn't easy, but living on a teacher's salary in Detroit might become impossible.
On Saturday the school system announced it's out of money — completely. As of June 30, Detroit Public Schools will stop writing paychecks to its teachers.
That's really bad news for educators who elected for year-round pay, versus only during the school year.