The Detroit School Board is holding a special meeting Tuesday night to unveil a major proposal on overhauling the district.
A Detroit school stopped serving lunch to sixth- through eighth-graders following food fights, attracting complaints that led officials to reverse the decision.
The Detroit Waldorf School was the city’s only independent school at the time of its inception and is one of two independent schools in Detroit today.
The school is taking kids 14 to 19 years old out of full-time classrooms and providing them with an iMac laptop and access to a lab — so they can learn at their own pace and around their own schedule.
The school district will hand out vouchers to every child in every grade, which could add up to 14,000 to 17,000 pair of shoes.
Under ‘No Child Left Behind’ failing schools in Michigan were called ”Persistently Lowest Achievers’.
Five Detroit schools will end summer classes after lunch Tuesday, as temperatures are expected to soar near or above 100 degrees.
They have a host of demands, they don’t regret walking out and they vow to continue to fight for change.
Saying students learn best when they are in the classroom, Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts announced during taping of “Michigan Matters” that he’s teaming with Denise Ilitch to offer an award from the Detroit Tigers for students.
Parent Resource Centers at seven Detroit schools will be open over the current break in classes.