DFT Reaches Tentative Agreement For New Contract With Detroit Public SchoolsThe Detroit Federation of Teachers has reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with the Detroit Public Schools Community District.
Q&A: What To Know About Detroit Public Schools Teacher Sick-OutsHere are some questions and answers about what teachers call a lockout vs. what would be an illegal strike.
Detroit Teachers Union Calls For District-Wide Sickout MondayThe Detroit Federation of Teachers is calling for district-wide teacher sick-outs within the Detroit Public School system on Monday.
Detroit Teachers Gather To Hear Plans To Avoid Payless PaydayThe Detroit school district, which has been under state control since 1999, is facing a $515 million dollar budget deficit.
Detroit Teachers Sue District Over 'Deplorable' ConditionsIt calls for removing Emergency Manager Darnell Earley and returning to local control.
Lawmakers Propose Bills After Sick-Outs Shut Detroit SchoolsMajority Republicans in Michigan's Legislature say the bills will make it easier to deem such work stoppages illegal strikes.
Judge Denies District Request To Halt Detroit Teacher SickoutsThe absences forced the shutdown of more than 85 schools on Wednesday, and nearly 45,000 students missed classes.
Detroit Teachers Threaten Another Mass Sickout Thursday"The struggle will continue until we have won justice for the people of Detroit."
Bills To Restructure Detroit's Troubled School District Finally ProposedThe district has been under state financial management for almost seven years.
Detroit Starts City-Wide Inspections Of School BuildingsEach of the district's 97 school buildings is to be looked at by the end of April.
Teacher Pens Letter To Detroit Schools' Emergency Manager: 'We Have Been Set Up To Fail In Every Way'"The recent action of teachers is not an attempt to drown out the voices of the students," she said. "It is an attempt to finally make their voices heard."
Another Teacher 'Sickout' Closes 5 Schools In DetroitThe schools have a combined enrollment of about 2,300 students.