Detroit Schools Convert To DTE Energy's Power Grid; Closings Reduced By 99 PercentBrown outs were almost a daily occurrence in some schools, causing lights to flicker and dim, disrupting classrooms and impacting the students' ability to focus and learn.
Detroit Teachers Union Members Ratify Contract With DistrictThe contract includes creating a committee to address teachers' health and safety concerns.
Prison Time For 3 More Principals In Detroit School ProbeThe scheme cost the Detroit district nearly $3 million.
State Responsible As Detroit Schools Filled With Illiteracy, Black Mold, Vermin and Dangerous Playgrounds, Lawsuit ClaimsThe suit alleges there are Detroit schools with no books, sex toys on playgrounds, mice and black mold, and students who can't even sound out words.
Prison Sentences For 4 More Detroit Principals Who Got KickbacksRonald Alexander, who pleaded guilty to accepting $23,000, wasn't remorseful. He called himself a "hero" to families and a victim of the scheme.
Senate Leader May Seek AG Opinion On Closing Detroit SchoolsAttorney general opinions are legally binding on state agencies and officers unless reversed by a court.
2 Face Sentencing In Detroit Schools Corruption CaseTwelve principals have been charged in the case, as well as an administrator who allegedly received as much as $325,000.
Detroit Teachers Union Has Tentative Deal With New DistrictTeachers will learn more about the tentative contract Tuesday, the first day of the school year, and then vote later this week.
Michigan Releases List Of State's Worst Schools; No Detroit Closures Until 2019More than half of the state's 116 lowest-performing schools are in Detroit's district.
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.