A DPS spokesman says they were prepared to lose as many as 5,000 students this year …
“This is a no-brainer … We have another relatively simple way to look out for our students.”
A new law in Michigan requires the Pledge of Allegiance to be recited in schools, but kids can opt out.
A Detroit project is among three winners of $8.25 million from the Wells Fargo Next Awards for Opportunity Finance.
Jim Nicksich is still trying to get over his 15-year-old daughter’s suicide, but hopes his story can help save another child’s life.
With a new school year underway, students have a lot to worry about: Getting good grades, making friends and hoping they won’t be the victims of bullies. Despite increased public awareness of the problem, local anti-bullying experts say the numbers are still staggering.
DPS announced that select schools will now remain open 12 hours a day, seven days-a-week — offering some new programs.
An annual ranking shows that only one-quarter of the schools in Detroit are providing an adequate education for its students.
There’s a new tool to help Michigan school districts determine the state of their financial health. Michigan-based Munetrix has developed a rating system ranking districts from zero for low risk, up to ten for those at highest risk of facing a financial crisis.
Shape up or be fired: That’s what could happen to teachers deemed ineffective under a proposed system to be considered by state lawmakers.