Students To Return To Detroit Schools Amid Water ShutoffSome 50,000 Detroit public school students will start the school year Tuesday by drinking water from coolers, not fountains, after the discovery of elevated levels of lead or copper.
Governor Snyder Calls for Upgrading Security at SchoolsMichigan would spend $20 million to upgrade security at up to 400 schools, expand a tip line that lets students report threats and require schools to incorporate behavioral health assessments into their procedures under a plan Gov. Rick Snyder outlined on Monday.
Youth In Detroit Summer Jobs Program Gain More Than a PaycheckA University of Michigan study suggests some students in Detroit's summer jobs program get more out of it than a paycheck. Researchers say participants are more likely to stay enrolled in school in the two academic years following employment in Grow Detroit's Young Talent program.
Detroit Schools Performing Lowest in NationDetroit students' performance is the poorest in the nation, again, according to national exam results released Tuesday.
Detroit Police Raid Wrong Home Thought To Be Front For Human TraffickingPolice believed that the home on Livernois was a front for human trafficking.
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.
Detroit School Superintendent Interviews Starting SoonThe district has been under state oversight for the last eight years.
Detroit's School Board Has Power For First Time In 7 YearsSeveral governor-appointed emergency managers began controlling the district in 2009.
Additional Police Will Patrol Area After Threat To 'Safety Of Students' In DetroitClasses will proceed Wednesday as scheduled.
GOP Leaders Ask Schuette To Weigh In On Detroit School ClosuresRepublican legislative leaders are asking Michigan's attorney general to issue an opinion on the state's authority to close persistently low-performing public schools in Detroit as soon as the end of this academic year.
Senate Leader May Seek AG Opinion On Closing Detroit SchoolsAttorney general opinions are legally binding on state agencies and officers unless reversed by a court.
DPS Report Outlines Investigations, Misconduct Within DistrictA new report from the DPS Inspector General outlines various investigations and misconduct within the district.
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.
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.