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.
Detroit Students Invite President Obama To Visit Schools, See Problems First-HandThe students think a visit from Obama will not only accelerate help for the district, but it would give the community hope and a sense that they're not alone.