Detroit Schools See Struggles In Latest Benchmark Exam ResultsAccording to Michigan Merit Exam scores released Monday, just five 11th grade students out of 649 would be proficient in science.
Detroit Students In State-Run Schools Say They Don't Mind A Much Shorter Summer BreakWhile other kids are in the pool — many Detroit students are still in class.
Detroit's EAA Gets New PR Director In Wake Of 'Broom Teacher' Scandal The teacher, Tiffani Eaton, has so far refused to just walk back into the classroom.
Detroit Teacher Says State-Managed Schools Are Unsafe The comments come after another teacher was fired after trying to break up a fight a student fight by using a broom.
No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad SchoolsThe Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder's push for the legislation.
District For Struggling Schools Loses StudentsThe state's Education Achievement Authority, which currently operates low-performing schools in Detroit, has lost nearly a quarter of its students in the past year.
Snyder Signs Law Letting K-12 Districts Be ClosedGov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.
Michigan House OKs Failing School Oversight BillThe Republican-led House approved legislation to give the state control over more of Michigan's lowest-performing public schools, sparking a fiery debate over the course of action needed to help persistently failing students succeed in the classroom.
Michigan House Panel Passes School Oversight BillA Republican-controlled education committee on Wednesday forwarded to the full House for a vote a bill that would expand the state's authority to take the reins at low-performing schools.
Board Votes To Remove Detroit Schools From Education Achievement AuthorityThe Detroit Board of Education has voted to wipe-out all the changes implemented under Michigan's old Emergency Manager law.
Failing Detroit Schools Booted From District A new statewide system of schools has announced a list of buildings which will open under its authority this September.