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..."
Michigan Lawmakers OK $48.7 Million In Detroit School AidThe $48.7 million is a stopgap measure while the GOP governor presses legislators to enact a $720 million restructuring plan to split the district and pay off $515 million in operating debt over a decade.
Committee Passes $48.7M Bill To Keep Detroit Schools Open Until End Of YearMichigan lawmakers are making moves to make sure the Detroit Public Schools district has enough money to stay open through the end of the year.
Payless Paydays Ahead For Detroit Teachers? District Set To Run Out Of Cash By April 8The clock is ticking for Detroit Public Schools toward payless paydays.

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