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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.
Detroit Mayor: Dead Mouse, Cold Kids, Bad Floor In SchoolsThe mayor took a tour of some public schools Tuesday, amid a teacher sick-out that has forced dozens of buildings to close.
Teacher Sickout Closes 2 Dozen Schools In DetroitTeachers are upset over class sizes, pay, the condition of buildings and a plan by Gov. Rick Snyder to deal with millions of debt by creating a new district.
Duggan: Detroit Students Need Teachers Back In ClassroomsDetroit mayor Mike Duggan is asking teachers to end sick-outs that have closed dozens of Detroit public schools.
'Fed Up' DPS Teachers Say Black Mold, Roaches Among Reasons For 'Sickouts'About a hundred teachers marched in the cold outside the Fisher Building on Monday in protest of what they say are deplorable conditions at Detroit's public schools.

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