Families Scrambling As Detroit Charter High School ClosesNews that the school won't reopen was delivered just days before the new year was set to begin.
Detroit Schools Host Recruitment Fair For New TeachersThe district says hundreds of positions for new applicants are open for the upcoming school year.
Detroit Schools State-Appointed Manager Plans To Stay LongerDetroit is set to swear in a new school board in January.
DPS Incorporates Tuition-Free Montessori Programs Into Some SchoolsThe district has begun taking applications for early childhood (ages 4-6) and early elementary age students for certain schools.
Michigan Uses Well-Worn Tactic In Shifting Tobacco CashTo rescue Detroit's school district from potential insolvency, Michigan is turning to a familiar playbook.
Another Former Detroit Principal Enters Plea In Bribery CaseWillye Pearsall is accused of taking $50,000 in kickbacks from Norman Shy and his Allstate Sales.
$390K Settlement Reached For Broom-Wielding Detroit TeacherThe 9th grade teacher was fired in 2014 after she used a broom to break up a fight between students.
Bailout Of Detroit Schools Moves Forward In LegislatureLegislators have 28 days to strike a deal before emergency aid previously approved for the district will run out.
House Passes $617 Million Detroit Schools PlanThe Michigan House has narrowly approved compromise legislation to restructure the Detroit Public Schools and pay off $617 million in debt.
Michigan House May Vote On $617 Million For Detroit SchoolsThe bills would retire the district's enormous $467 million operating debt over time and provide $150 million to transition to a new district in July.
Advocates Spar On Mackinac About Charter Rules In Detroit Schools OverhaulAdvocates at a major policy meeting are sparring over new oversight of Detroit charter schools as part of a multi-million state bailout of the city's ailing K-12 district.
Detroit Public Schools Announces Academic Advisory CouncilSuccessful models in use elsewhere could be implemented in Detroit.