In Michigan, the state government decided it was tired of all the fiscal woes of certain districts, so it handed them to emergency managers, who gave them to for-profit operators.

Michigan Public Radio has been watching events in Muskegon Heights. The word that is most commonly heard is: Chaos.

The charter operator fired all the teachers and hired new ones who cost less.

Within the first month, 20 of the 80 teachers quit.


Well, give them time.