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.
More than 100 volunteers are joining with teachers to kick off the brand-new Holiday Learning Fest in 18 schools to boost education for more than 1,000 Detroit students.
Helping students at their former Detroit elementary school is nothing new to one group of alumni, and now other city schools are taking note.
Greektown Casino-Hotel donated more than 3,000 books to students at the Marcus Garvey Academy and Rose-Hill Academy.
A debt refinancing plan is expected to help the Detroit Public School district to eliminate $200 million of its debt; improving cash flow, says Emergency Manager Roy Roberts.
“Crumbs.” That’s what a committee member overseeing construction of the Detroit Public Schools says Detroiters are getting in the way of jobs.