Detroit Teachers Union Says Sick-Outs Expected To Continue TuesdayTeacher strikes that caused almost all of Detroit's public schools to close on Monday are expected to continue into Tuesday, a leader of the teachers' union says.
DPS: District Will Run Out Of Money For Teachers By June 30The transition manager for the Detroit Public Schools says the district will have no money to continue paying teachers this summer without further funding from the state.
Current, Former Detroit Principals Charged In Bribery CaseThe U.S. Attorney's office has charged 12 current and former Detroit Public Schools principals, one district administrator and a long-time vendor with conspiracy to commit bribery in school supply kickback schemes.
Some Principals Charged With Kickbacks Faced Financial WoesIt's a scenario all too familiar in a city where public employees think they are owed more than they get for difficult, thankless jobs.
Report: Detroit Schools Kept Millions Intended For PensionsMichigan is investigating why the Detroit Public Schools district received up to $30 million in reimbursements for some employee pensions but didn't send the money to a state pension fund.
Multiple Detroit Principals In Line For Guilty Pleas In Federal ProbeThe U.S. Attorney's Office says 11 guilty pleas so far are scheduled in April and May.
Detroit Schools' Plan Seeks To Boost Enrollment, AcademicsThe Detroit Public Schools district plans to open a Montessori program and a dual-language Arabic technical school as part of an effort to boost enrollment and academic achievement.
19 Detroit Schools Test Positive For Lead In Water; Officials State They'll Flush SystemInitial test results have found that 19 Detroit schools have tested positive for some level of copper or lead in the water system.
Lawsuit: 97 Percent Of Detroit High School Students Don't Meet State Minimum Requirements For CollegeIs the Governor and the state's emergency manager law to blame for the financial mess in the Detroit Public Schools?
Detroit School Board Names Gov. Snyder In Federal LawsuitThe lawsuit -- in part -- lames the district's financial troubles on Michigan's emergency manager law.
2 Detroit Schools Shut Off Water Fountains Over Elevated Levels Of Copper, LeadThe lead discovery was made as part of an effort to test drinking water at all of the district's schools.
Detroit Demolishing Vacant, Eyesore Schools To Boost Neighborhoods"We've been waiting for this for years," one neighbor said.
Principal Of Detroit School That Got $500K Ellen Gift Charged In Kickback SchemeRonald Alexander is accused of accepting $23,000 in kickbacks from a school supplies vendor.
14 Face Federal Charges In $2.7 Million Detroit Schools Kickback SchemeCurrent and former principals allegedly received $908,510 in kickbacks, working with a vendor who got millions of dollars in business from DPS.
Snyder Signs $48.7M In Emergency Aid For Detroit Schools“This continues to demonstrate that the challenges at DPS aren’t just Detroit’s problem..."