Republicans in the Michigan House approved a budget deal Thursday for state universities, community colleges and public schools, outvoting Democrats who said it didn’t do enough to make up for last year’s education cuts.
While some decisions on openings and closings have yet to be made, it appears that Michigan’s overall number of charter schools will grow by roughly 20 or fewer next fall – adding to the 255 now operating in the state.
A new plan to overhaul the way Detroit Public Schools operates is part of an effort to improve academics, stem years of plummeting enrollment and bring in more money to educate students, the district’s emergency financial manager said Thursday.
The formation of the committee was made in response to Governor Snyder’s decision to appoint an emergency manager for Highland Park Public Schools.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation to require the Pledge of Allegiance to be recited each day at public schools.
A new report says declining enrollment is one reason many Michigan public schools are facing financial struggles.
Despite low opinions of the nation’s schools, a new poll shows Americans rate their public school teachers more highly now than they have in the past.
Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb would like to restructure 41 academically failing schools into charter schools.
A Wayne County Circuit Court judge wants more information before making a decision in a yearlong civil lawsuit aimed at taking academic control away from Detroit Public Schools’ emergency financial manager and restoring it to […]
Reluctant pupils and taxpayers made education an uphill battle in early Detroit