At issue are plans to administer tests to align with new uniform national education standards known as Common Core.
The student says he was sexually harassed after he began testing for his GED in 2012.
A Detroit charter school is shutting down after being notified that its charter will be revoked due to financial and academic problems.
Lawmakers take an initial step forward with a bill that would make districts and charter schools define “cyberbullying” and include it in their anti-bullying policies.
School bells are ringing throughout metro Detroit as another school year gets underway.
As the school year begins, there are some things parents – and teachers – need to know to help students get off to a good start.
The Republican-crafted spending plan affects many corners of Michigan life — from how much it will cost to hunt and fish, to fixing deteriorating roads, to lengthening the school year.
The legislation would let the state school superintendent and state treasurer jointly determine to dissolve a district with fewer than 2,500 students that is deemed not to be “financially viable.”
In February, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights cited 35 Michigan school districts for discrimination, saying their mascots reinforce stereotypes and hurt American Indian students’ self-esteem and learning.
In Detroit, summer reading programs for children abound and these five are some of the best around.