Snyder Signs Law Outlining New Teacher Evaluation Standards Based Partly On Student Test ScoresThe annual evaluation will center primarily on educators' performance and include a classroom observation component.
Records: FBI Looked Into Ex-Chicago Schools Chief In Detroit The FBI special agent wrote that emails indicated Byrd-Bennett and the two aides picked Houghton Mifflin Harcourt "as early as June 2009," two months before Detroit schools issued a request for proposals for the deal.
A 'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: Educating Young Detroiters In NeedWith Gov. Rick Snyder talking about ways to improve Detroit Public Schools, four leaders from business and education gathered with host Carol Cain to talk about that and the issue of better preparing more young people for school.
Wayne State Program Offers Chance At Free Medical EducationWayne State University plans to pay for the medical education of 10 students each year as part of an effort to help more students from low-income backgrounds become doctors.
Student Test Scores To Impact Teacher Evaluations Under New Framework Passed By Michigan HouseA new state framework for evaluating teachers and school administrators could take effect this academic year.
Michigan House OKs Holding Back Third-Graders Who Lag In ReadingSome students could still move to fourth grade for "good cause" ...
'I Don't Want My Daughter To Fail': Detroit Parents Rally In Lansing For Better Schools"I want her to have the opportunity just like suburb schools — the same type of education as them..."
Michigan State University Joins Forces With Finland To Make Science SizzleMichigan State University and researchers in Finland are joining forces to try to make science more exciting in high school.
Study: Detroit Ranks As One Of the Nation's Top Cities For TeachersAccording to research firm ValuePenguin, Detroit ranks third in the United States as a "best city for teachers" among cities with 500,000 residents or more.
Free-Tuition Program In Kalamazoo Delivers For StudentsA decade after the Kalamazoo Promise was made, the free-tuition program's impact reverberates in its home city and beyond.
Bottoms Up! Schoolcraft College Offers Classes On Brewing, DistillationA college is metro Detroit is teaching students how to make beer.
Detroit School Board Files Civil Rights Complaint: State Created Separate, Unequal Education System For Black KidsThe complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.