A judge ruled that Detroit schools' emergency financial manager Robert Bobb does not have the authority to impose a five-year academic-improvement plan without approval from the school board, but Bobb says he plans to appeal. The board opposed Bobb over his plan to overhaul academics in the district as well as close a number of schools. "We will follow the law, as an example to our students, but ... we will fight this ruling vigorously and appeal," Bobb said in a statement.

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