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.
Security Video Shows Alleged 'Police Brutality' Against Female Student Inside Detroit's Cass Tech [VIDEO]A security video filmed in the halls of Detroit's largest high school is causing shock among the community.
Detroit Schools To Defer Start Of Employee Contract TalksThe Detroit Federation of Teachers says it's disappointed.