Detroit Principal Loses Appeal Over Bribery Conviction An appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a Detroit school principal who was sentenced to two years in prison for taking bribes from a contractor.
16 New "Summer Fun Centers" Opened In Detroit On MondayThere was already 11 existing recreation centers so with these additions there are now 27, which is the largest number in the city in more than a decade.
Wildlife Refuge Partners With Detroit School To Teach ConservationStudents at a Detroit public school are learning about conservation and natural resources through a partnership with the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.
DPS To Showcase Science, Other Educational OfferingsThe Detroit Public Schools Community District will hold an All Schools S.T.E.A.M -- science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics -- Showcase at the city's Eastern Market.
Count Day Incentives Offered For Detroit School StudentsA private ice skating party and song-writing workshops are among incentives being offered to Detroit schools with the highest attendance on Count Day.
Detroit's School Board Has Power For First Time In 7 YearsSeveral governor-appointed emergency managers began controlling the district in 2009.
Top Senator Criticizes Detroit Schools Manager Over ContractThe DPS emergency manager says it's a matter of "fairness," and a "modest" boost in salaries will help attract high-quality teachers.
Duggan Cites Progress In DPS Health And Safety FixesDetroit school officials have spent $2.5 million on repairs and cite significant progress on building conditions a week before doors open for the new academic year, Mayor Mike Duggan said Monday.
Detroit Schools Tighten Financial Oversight After FraudDetroit's public school district has moved to tighten financial oversight following a federal investigation that uncovered kickbacks and bribery.
Plea For DPS Director Who Schemed To Reap $1.3M For Tutoring Never ProvidedCarolyn Starkey Darden told a judge she had served hundreds of students, but she also admitted to submitting "false and exaggerated" billings over seven years.
Michigan Legislature Close To Approving $617M Detroit Schools BailoutMichigan lawmakers may be close to approving a $617 million bailout of the debt-ridden Detroit Public Schools.
Bailout Of Detroit Schools Moves Forward In LegislatureLegislators have 28 days to strike a deal before emergency aid previously approved for the district will run out.
Michigan House May Vote On $617 Million For Detroit SchoolsThe bills would retire the district's enormous $467 million operating debt over time and provide $150 million to transition to a new district in July.
Detroit Principal Who Drove Maserati Gets Prison In Bribery CaseShe says payoffs were part of the education culture in Detroit.
Detroit Public Schools Announces Academic Advisory CouncilSuccessful models in use elsewhere could be implemented in Detroit.