Lawmakers Propose Bills After Sick-Outs Shut Detroit SchoolsMajority Republicans in Michigan's Legislature say the bills will make it easier to deem such work stoppages illegal strikes.
Judge Denies District Request To Halt Detroit Teacher SickoutsThe absences forced the shutdown of more than 85 schools on Wednesday, and nearly 45,000 students missed classes.
Detroit Teachers Threaten Another Mass Sickout Thursday"The struggle will continue until we have won justice for the people of Detroit."
Detroit Schools Sue To Try To Stop Teacher AbsencesThe Detroit school district filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try to stop absences that have kept thousands of students at home and left parents scrambling for child care and other quick remedies.
Teachers March Outside Cobo As Largest 'Sickout' Aims For Obama's AttentionDetroit Public Schools educators used the President Barack Obama's visit to the Auto Show to bring attention to pay and conditions in their classrooms.
Detroit Teachers Stage Mass Sickout On Day Of Obama's Visit, Protest Planned At Cobo CenterNearly every public school across the city is closed Wednesday because of excessive teacher absences.
DPS Teachers Panel Discusses Classroom Conditions, 'Sickouts' And Solutions [AUDIO]Detroit educators say they are frustrated with deplorable school building conditions and other matters.
'Sickouts' Get The Attention Of State Superintendent, Talks Pending With DPS Emergency ManagerState Superintendent Brian Whiston says he understands the teachers frustration.
Teacher Pens Letter To Detroit Schools' Emergency Manager: 'We Have Been Set Up To Fail In Every Way'"The recent action of teachers is not an attempt to drown out the voices of the students," she said. "It is an attempt to finally make their voices heard."
Another Teacher 'Sickout' Closes 5 Schools In DetroitThe schools have a combined enrollment of about 2,300 students.
Detroit Mayor: Dead Mouse, Cold Kids, Bad Floor In SchoolsThe mayor took a tour of some public schools Tuesday, amid a teacher sick-out that has forced dozens of buildings to close.