Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:56pm

Growing up on Detroit’s West Side, Walter Stevenson, an engineering junior at the University of Michigan, never saw anything wrong with the Detroit Public Schools district. From kindergarten through sixth grade, he thought all schools wouldn’t let students stray too far from the playground because it was centered in a rougher neighborhood. He thought all schools had books that were “not only outdated, (but) usually dilapidated and ripped up.”