Michigan House Votes To Pay Detroit School Debt Without DemsThe $500 million plan was approved despite strong objections from Democrats who say it amounts to union busting.
As DPS Suffers, Detroit Kids Head To Madison Heights And Other Suburban Schools"If you look at a student who gets up extra early and gets on a couple of different public transportation buses to come out to your school district, that's a student who's motivated."
DPS Teachers Get Assurance Of Pay, Plan To Return To ClassroomMembers said they were ready to talk about a strike vote on this second day of what they called a forced lockout.
Detroit Public School District To Be Restructured Under State House Plan"They are despicable,' says state Rep. of teachers involved in sickouts.
Panel Considers $500 Million Plan For Detroit SchoolsMichigan lawmakers facing pressure to rescue Detroit's state-managed school district are at odds over how much to spend and other details.
Nearly All Detroit Schools Closed For Second Day Due To Teacher Sick-OutsA State House committee is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss the DPS reform legislation.
Detroit Teachers Union Says Sick-Outs Expected To Continue TuesdayTeacher strikes that caused almost all of Detroit's public schools to close on Monday are expected to continue into Tuesday, a leader of the teachers' union says.
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.
DPS: District Will Run Out Of Money For Teachers By June 30The transition manager for the Detroit Public Schools says the district will have no money to continue paying teachers this summer without further funding from the state.
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.
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.