The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Detroit Schools:
Draining the EAA

Jun 9, 2014

John Covington, the man appointed by Michigan’s governor to run the Educational Achievement Authority (EAA), has used his position to pay for almost a quarter of a million dollars in travel expense, hotel expense, furniture expense, gasoline for his chauffeured car and other odd bills.

The EAA was set up – supposedly – to improve Detroit’s worst performing schools.

Covington and his staff claimed they had to go to places like Las Vegas, Orlando and New York – in pursuit of what Covington calls “training”!

Training for what, though? That is the question! Learning to rip off public funds, perhaps!