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  • As Michigan’s poorest 4-year-olds wait for classroom seats, free pre-K for all kids seems elusive

    ichigan is the home to America’s most famous study on the benefits of early childhood education.

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  • Promising students in Detroit lack access to high-level AP classes that are common in suburban schools

    Advanced Placement courses — known as APs — offer some of the most challenging curriculum available to high schoolers in…

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  • As governor, Bill Schuette would consider ‘all options’ for struggling schools, including closings

    Attorney General Bill Schuette is putting struggling Michigan schools on notice: Shape up or face the consequences if he becomes…

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  • Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues

    Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette says the state budget needs to be looked at from top to bottom to…

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  • Five ways to reduce harm of students frequently changing schools

    Solving the damaging problem of Detroit students moving frequently between schools would require sweeping policy changes to both stabilize housing…

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  • Michigan’s ‘band-aid’ for filling teaching jobs is expanding. Here’s what you need to know.

    If the expansion continues, it could change the face of schools across the state, in cities like Detroit most of…

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  • Mark your calendars: Here are four chances to dig into the issues facing Detroit schools

    “It’s the very essence of democracy,”

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  • Is Detroit ‘the best city in America for teachers’? City leaders are giving recruits a few more reasons to say ‘yes’

    “We are committed to making Detroit the best city in America for teachers.”

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  • VIDEO: How a Detroit special education advocate tries to help parents

    “I didn’t know what I was supposed to do,” the Detroiter said. “I was left in the dark, lost.”

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  • With primaries over, Detroit school board candidates look to November

    The district’s progress under the current board progress has yielded a cautious sense of hope among some district veterans and observers.

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