Principal Suspended After Paying For Work Never Done

A Detroit school principal has been suspended over allegations that she paid teachers for hundreds of hours of after-school tutoring that they never conducted.


Gale Announces Two New Mobile Applications for Public and College Libraries

Farmington Hills-based Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the availability of the first AccessMyLibrary Public Edition Android application and the first AccessMyLibrary College Edition application for iOS devices (iPhone, iTouch and iPad).


Fundraiser Targets Music Education

It’s a battle of the bands to kick off a fundraiser for music education in the Detroit Public School District.


Bobb Touts DPS Reform

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb touted reforms in the district when he appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, but said reform is tough.


Parents Join DPS In Enrollment Push

Parents and Detroit Public Schools officials are planning to continue a weekend enrollment drive across the city.


Partnership To Help Boost Detroit Grad Rates

Two Detroit Schools will partner with Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and other agencies to boost student achievement and poor graduation rates.


Ex-DPS Employee Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

A former Detroit Public Schools employee who sent paychecks to dead employees will spend two years in prison.


Michigan Prepares For Flu Season

The Michigan Department of Community Health is taking steps to educate the public about the flu.


DPS To Show New Bus Safety Features

A GPS-tracking system and onboard cameras are among new safety features on Detroit Public Schools buses this year.


Detroit School Renovations Complete

The first construction project under a $500.5 million Detroit Public Schools capital improvement program is finished.