Detroit’s education gap (and ideas to fix it) ft. Tinu Usoro, 482 Forward

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Whether it’s public or charter schools, Detroit students are fighting an uphill battle. Between trasportation, transparency, and even dealing with extreme temperatures – anything involving the future of Detroit hinges on Detroit’s education system.

Tinu Usoro from 482 Forward joins me at the table in Techtown to talk about not just the problems, but ideas to help fix these issues.

The Detroit podcast rundown:

00:55 – What is 482 Forward?

02:38 – The impact of bad weather on education in Detroit

03:31 – The lack of transportation for students in Detroit 

04:09 – The challenges of Charter Schools in Detroit

05:23 – The needs gap between schools

07:06 – Public school funding limits and restrictions that may be hurting kids 08:09 – Issues in Charter schools

14:28 – What are some proposed solutions?

22:15 – The Black Man Jubilee, recognizing the struggle of black males in society

31:10 – Learn more about 482 Forward

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