Teachers Union: District Barred Inspectors From Detroit SchoolsThe DFT is taking legal action in an effort to clean-up what they say are dirty and dangerous conditions in schools.
Detroit Teachers Sue District Over 'Deplorable' ConditionsIt calls for removing Emergency Manager Darnell Earley and returning to local control.
'Sickouts' Get The Attention Of State Superintendent, Talks Pending With DPS Emergency ManagerState Superintendent Brian Whiston says he understands the teachers frustration.
National Teachers Union To Handle Day-To-Day Operations In DetroitThe American Federation of Teachers has voted to assume day-to-day operations of the Detroit Federation of Teachers union.
Detroit Teachers Union President Lambasts Recall Effort: 'It's Stupid What They're Trying To Do'"Without me right now, without this fight, teachers are going to lose what they have left, pay ... any protections at all, and teachers don't want that," said Steve Conn.
18 Detroit Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Rally In Lansing Against Snyder's 'Reprehensible' New Education Plan"This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools."
Report: Teacher, Activist Steve Conn Elected President Of Detroit Teachers UnionConn says he will immediately call a meeting to begin a fight against -- what he calls -- the attacks on the schools, teachers and students by the Snyder administration.
President Of Detroit Teachers Union To Step Down"It's time to step aside and let the next phase of leadership come in," Keith Johnson said.
Detroit Teachers Union Will Fight Pay Cuts 'By Any Means Necessary'"The more we give, the more they want. They more they want, the more they take. We simply are not going to let them take any more."
Union Rep: Detroit High Schools OvercrowdedA union official says Detroit public high schools are facing a crisis two weeks into the school year..
School Districts Closed As Teachers Skip Work To Attend ProtestsSchool has been canceled in two Michigan school districts as hundreds of teachers are expected to call in sick Tuesday to join right-to-work demonstrations in Lansing.
Detroit Teachers Union Calls On City Council For HelpThe president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers is asking the Detroit City Council for help in convincing the school district's state-appointed emergency manager to negotiate with the union on a new contract.