The Detroit News is reporting about a Detroit Public School's request for supplies that should be provided by the school district.
This week, administrators at the Academy of the Americas sent a
letter home with students asking parents and others to donate items
"that are of the utmost importance for proper school functioning and
most importantly for student health and safety" -- including light
bulbs, trash bags, paper towel rolls and toilet paper. Students said
the items were expected to be accepted at the front office starting
The district's "budgetary constraints" meant officials"We realize that the economic situation is stressful for our entire
no longer were able to supply the necessities, Principal Naomi Khalil
said in the letter to parents.
community, but we are asking for your collaboration. ... We thank you
for your cooperation and we hope that as a school community we can pull
together to guarantee the best possible educational environment for our
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