Panel Considers $500 Million Plan For Detroit SchoolsMichigan lawmakers facing pressure to rescue Detroit's state-managed school district are at odds over how much to spend and other details.
Nearly All Detroit Schools Closed For Second Day Due To Teacher Sick-OutsA State House committee is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss the DPS reform legislation.
Sick-Out By Teachers Shuts Nearly All Detroit Public SchoolsSick-outs earlier this year caused tens of thousands of students to miss class.
Detroit Schools Again Get Inspector General To Combat FraudThe move was ordered in wake of a federal investigation into bribery and kickbacks that ensnared a dozen principals and an administrator.
Current, Former Detroit Principals Charged In Bribery CaseThe U.S. Attorney's office has charged 12 current and former Detroit Public Schools principals, one district administrator and a long-time vendor with conspiracy to commit bribery in school supply kickback schemes.
Some Principals Charged With Kickbacks Faced Financial WoesIt's a scenario all too familiar in a city where public employees think they are owed more than they get for difficult, thankless jobs.
Report: Detroit Schools Kept Millions Intended For PensionsMichigan is investigating why the Detroit Public Schools district received up to $30 million in reimbursements for some employee pensions but didn't send the money to a state pension fund.
Detroit Schools' Plan Seeks To Boost Enrollment, AcademicsThe Detroit Public Schools district plans to open a Montessori program and a dual-language Arabic technical school as part of an effort to boost enrollment and academic achievement.
Detroit School Board Names Gov. Snyder In Federal LawsuitThe lawsuit -- in part -- lames the district's financial troubles on Michigan's emergency manager law.
3 DPS Principals Arraigned In Connection With Alleged Kickback SchemeThree former and current DPS principals faced a judge for the first time since being charged with conspiracy to commit bribery.
2 Detroit Schools Shut Off Water Fountains Over Elevated Levels Of Copper, LeadThe lead discovery was made as part of an effort to test drinking water at all of the district's schools.
Snyder Signs $48.7M In Emergency Aid For Detroit Schools“This continues to demonstrate that the challenges at DPS aren’t just Detroit’s problem..."