The Michigan state House narrowly passed a bill to bail out Detroit Public Schools tonight. But critics complain the plan does more for charter schools than Detroit kids.
The main bill in the package passed by a razor-thin margin, 55 to 53 votes.
The legislation would allocate more than $600 million for the district, including $150 million to help transition Detroit schools to a new district.
The school system has been under state control for the past seven years.
House Speaker Kevin Cotter says the plan will help the district succeed.