Detroit School Principal Who Drove Maserati Pleads Guilty To Taking BribesA former Detroit high school principal who drove a Maserati has pleaded guilty to accepting nearly $60,000 from a company hired to perform tutoring services.
Former Detroit School Principal Charged With Taking Bribes“It is incredibly disheartening when school officials and vendors steal money that was intended to educate students, as these charges allege."
Detroit School Kids Treated 'Like Mice In A Lab' Says Former Councilman, Calling For Lawsuit"I believe that the state of Michigan should be sued...I think it's a crime."
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.
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.
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.
Michigan Legislature Adjourns For The YearA flurry of activity for lawmakers in Lansing, passing a number of bills on their last working day of 2013.
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.
Michigan House Panel Passes School Oversight BillA Republican-controlled education committee on Wednesday forwarded to the full House for a vote a bill that would expand the state's authority to take the reins at low-performing schools.
Board Votes To Remove Detroit Schools From Education Achievement AuthorityThe Detroit Board of Education has voted to wipe-out all the changes implemented under Michigan's old Emergency Manager law.