Michigan Matters: Protecting Michigan Waterways And The Political LandscapeThe first Democratic presidential debate, the implosion of the Detroit Lions, The FBI looking at Gov. Snyder’s EAA and DPS and issues revolving around Flint’s lead tainted water are discussed by this week's roundtable.
Young Detroiters Get Free Flights In Honor Of Late Photographer David PosavetzThe late award-winning photographer David Posavetz grew up near Detroit’s City Airport and spent hours watching planes take off and land not far from his home. He dreamed what it would be like to fly one.
Police Arrest 4 Students, Detain 10 After Fights At Detroit High SchoolIt's unclear what caused the fighting, although the EAA referenced "gang violence" in a statement.
EAA Board Narrows Field Of Candidates To Fill Chancellor Seat The Education Achievement Authority narrowed the field of candidates for a permanent chancellor at its meeting Wednesday.
Detroit Schools See Struggles In Latest Benchmark Exam ResultsAccording to Michigan Merit Exam scores released Monday, just five 11th grade students out of 649 would be proficient in science.
Detroit Students In State-Run Schools Say They Don't Mind A Much Shorter Summer BreakWhile other kids are in the pool — many Detroit students are still in class.
Detroit's EAA Gets New PR Director In Wake Of 'Broom Teacher' Scandal The teacher, Tiffani Eaton, has so far refused to just walk back into the classroom.
Detroit Teacher Says State-Managed Schools Are Unsafe The comments come after another teacher was fired after trying to break up a fight a student fight by using a broom.
No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad SchoolsThe Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder's push for the legislation.
District For Struggling Schools Loses StudentsThe state's Education Achievement Authority, which currently operates low-performing schools in Detroit, has lost nearly a quarter of its students in the past year.
Snyder Signs Law Letting K-12 Districts Be ClosedGov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.
Michigan House OKs Failing School Oversight BillThe Republican-led House approved legislation to give the state control over more of Michigan's lowest-performing public schools, sparking a fiery debate over the course of action needed to help persistently failing students succeed in the classroom.