AFT Chief: Teachers, Public Education Under AttackThe president of the American Federation of Teachers says anti-labor campaigns around the country threaten teachers' well-being and the group's "very existence as a union."
Hundreds Protest Detroit Teachers' ContractPostal workers, the UAW and the AFL-CIO joined a crowd of teachers Thursday in front the Fisher Building.
Plan Would Help Detroit Boost Safety, Fight BlightDetroit Mayor Dave Bing says he welcomes Gov. Rick Snyder's plan to help stabilize Detroit neighborhoods near city schools.
Union Chief: New Detroit Teachers' Deal Is 'Farce'A new contract imposed by a state-appointed overseer requires Detroit school teachers to pay far more for their dental care and reduces their life insurance benefits without a salary hike, a union leader said Tuesday, blasting the cost-cutting plan as a "farce."
DPS Imposes New Contract; Teachers Union UnhappyDetroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts has issued an order to impose a new labor contract with the Detroit Federal of Teachers.
Demolition Begins On Detroit's Mackenzie High School The 85-year-old Mackenzie High school on Detroit's west side is finally coming down.
Detroit Schools Set Hearing On $784M BudgetThe public is getting a chance to comment on the state-managed Detroit Public Schools' proposed $784 million budget for 2012-13.
Michigan Matters: Pancakes & Politics - EducationThis week on Michigan Matters, Carol Cain and the camera crew travel to the Detroit Athletic Club for the final installment of the 2012 Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics Forums.
Roberts Predicts DPS Will Avoid Teachers' StrikeDPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts is hopeful that the two sides can come together on a new deal.
Union Leader Threatens Lawsuit Over Teacher Re-Hiring EvaluationsDetroit Federation of Teachers President Keith Johnson is threatening to file a lawsuit against the school district if any teacher loses their job based on end of the school year teacher evaluations.
New Partnership In The Works For Detroit School Of The ArtsDetroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts has announced new partnerships for the Detroit School of the Arts .
Michigan Matters: Roy Roberts & Ilitch, Obama Pizza PartyThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain, talks with Roy Roberts, the Emergency Manager of the troubled Detroit Public Schools, about his first year on the job.
Detroit Students: ‘Purr’fect Attendance To Bring A Surprise From Tigers Saying students learn best when they are in the classroom, Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts announced during taping of “Michigan Matters” that he's teaming with Denise Ilitch to offer an award from the Detroit Tigers for students.
Roy Roberts Reveals Emergency Plan To Overhaul Detroit Public SchoolsA new plan to overhaul the way Detroit Public Schools operates is part of an effort to improve academics, stem years of plummeting enrollment and bring in more money to educate students, the district's emergency financial manager said Thursday.
DPS' Roy Roberts Signs On For Another Year As EMIn an exclusive one-on-one interview, Roy Roberts tells WWJ that he just signed a contract for another year as Detroit Public Schools emergency manager.