detroit public schools
The Washington Post is reporting that Bobb, the former emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools, has taken discreet steps to explore a run for mayor in the nation’s capitol.
Four schools will close and, for some students, the school year will be longer …
The state-appointed emergency manager for the Detroit Public Schools says he’ll fire a superintendent and make other changes to exert control over academic policies.
A judge says the Detroit school board has authority over academic policies, at least for the next five weeks before a new emergency manager law kicks in.
More than 53 percent of Michigan’s school districts saw higher graduation rates, including many of the largest districts.
The once-beleaguered teaching industry in Detroit is now back on the mend.
“Another positive outcome was the decreasing rate of children testing positive for elevated blood lead levels, down more than 75 percent across all age group between 2001 and 2010,” the report found.
Financial woes in the Detroit Public School District are expected to continue for the next three years and that will mean more school closings.
Thirty Detroit schools will be open for a day of service on Monday, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday.
The Bosch Community Fund will present a $150,000 grant in support of a partnership with the Cranbrook Institute of Science to offer Detroit Public Schools students, families and faculty in-depth, hands-on exposure to science and technology.