DPS announced that select schools will now remain open 12 hours a day, seven days-a-week — offering some new programs.
An annual ranking shows that only one-quarter of the schools in Detroit are providing an adequate education for its students.
A former Detroit Public Schools accountant and her daughter, a DPS teacher, have been convicted of fraud and money laundering.
A partnership between Detroit Public Schools and a nonprofit group aims to educate students about healthy eating and includes planting new gardens at schools.
Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday launched a universal pre-kindergarten initiative that will add 46 pre-K classrooms across the city, expanding early childhood offerings to eligible students.
Six-year-old second grader Donovan Lavelle-Evans has already learned business lesson number one.
Three years ago Detroit Public Schools began a food revolution in its cafeterias.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent the day in Detroit, visiting a DPS school and an EAA school with Governor Rick Snyder.
Police said 54-year-old Charles Knott, who was also know around the area as Coach, was found dead in his car late Tuesday night.
Gov. Snyder says Roy Roberts has done a “fabulous” job.