Illiterate Heads Detroit School Board

This article from The DetroitNews is an excellent example of the wide spread problems Detroit faces. Otis Mathis, the President of  the Public School Board is virtually illiterate.

The president of the Detroit school board, Otis Mathis, is waging a legal battle to steer the academic future of 90,000 children, in the nation’s lowest-achieving big city district. He also acknowledges he has difficulty composing a coherent English sentence.

The article includes a few examples of Mr. Mathis’ poor writing skills and details his astounding academic history.

He graduated from Southwestern High School in 1973 with what he says was a 1.8 grade-point average but was previously reported as a .98 average.

Mr. Mathis needed 15 years to graduate from Wayne State University.

Read the entire article HERE.

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