Gov. Snyder Names New DPS Emergency ManagerGovernor Snyder has named former GM exec, Roy Roberts, as the next emergency financial manager of the Detroit Public Schools.
Bids Submitted For Turning 50 Detroit Schools Into Charter SchoolsApplications for the new charter schools seeking to open this fall will be evaluated and recommendations made to district emergency financial manager Robert Bobb by early June.
Pivotal Day For 7 Detroit Schools Slated For ClosureEach of the schools will make a 20-minute presentation to convince emergency financial manager Robert Bobb why they should be spared.
DPS Employees React To Layoff LettersIt's difficult to plan for the future. That's what some Detroit Public Schools teachers are saying, Friday, after the entire teaching staff began receiving layoff notices.
Detroit Schools Manager Bobb Willing To Stay OnDetroit Public Schools emergency financial manager Robert Bobb said he is willing to consider staying on the job beyond June in the wake of Michigan's new financial oversight law.
DPS Says Charter Schools Need To Prove ThemselvesDetroit Public School officials set to release a proposal outlining what charter school operators need to bring to the table if they want to take over a DPS building.
Question Of Support For Planned Restructuring Of Detroit SchoolsDetroit School Board President Anthony Adams appeared before City Council Tuesday to promote Financial Manager Robert Bobb's plan to close more schools in June.
Workshops For Parents Address DPS Renaissance 2012The Detroit Public Schools' Parents Speakers Bureau will hold workshops beginning Tuesday for other parents and guardians at the district's Parent Resource Centers to inform them about the DPS Renaissance 2012 plan.
Concern Over Detroit Schools Closing PlanMany people, including one local lawmaker, voicing their concerns over the 32 Detroit schools expected to close over the next two years; DPS' Robert Bobb to hold meetings with parents and students.
DPS Outlines Restructuring PlanThe Financial Manager of Detroit Schools has named 45 schools which will either be turned into "charter" schools or close altogether.
DPS To Identify 45 'Renaissance Schools' Slated For TurnaroundOn Wednesday we'll find out what Detroit Public Schools will be converted to charter schools under Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb's turnaround plan.