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!