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In heated exchange with GOP lawmakers, Detroit schools chief Vitti defends stance on charters, property and grading schools

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Digital distress: Affordable Internet an equity issue in Michigan
Digital distress: Affordable Internet an equity issue in Michigan
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It’s not just Detroit. Access to broadband increasingly is both a rural and urban problem.

Detroit recount ends with no changed results, lingering questions
Detroit recount ends with no changed results, lingering questions
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Detroit’s partial recount of the November 7 general election is over.

Michigan Governor Sets Special Elections to Replace Conyers
Michigan Governor Sets Special Elections to Replace Conyers
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Michigan to hold special elections on days already set for 2018 primary, general voting to fill seat vacated by Conyers.

Fighting for Air in 48217
Fighting for Air in 48217
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This very southernmost tip of Detroit is called 48217, the most polluted zip code in the state.

A high-tech approach to boost language skills starts with infants in Detroit
A high-tech approach to boost language skills starts with infants in Detroit
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Last year, only 9.9 percent of third-graders passed the state English Language Arts exam.

Can a Detroit principal help her students learn quickly enough to save her school?
Can a Detroit principal help her students learn quickly enough to save her school?
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“We’ve got sixth graders at a third-grade level,” Woods said. “We need to take it up a notch.”

Unfinished Gratiot jail site no longer an option for new jail
Unfinished Gratiot jail site no longer an option for new jail
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Wayne County announced that it does not intend to complete the unfinished jail at Gratiot.

A fight for teachers weakens Detroit schools.
A fight for teachers weakens Detroit schools.
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“We needed to make sure we had enough teachers because that’s a huge thing for students when they come back…”

The Intersection – 50 Years After The Uprising

Black flight to suburbs masks lingering segregation in metro Detroit

Just after the 1967 riots, there were still large parts of west and east Detroit that were nearly all white...Article

The Bridge Comes to Delray

Plans for the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) started in earnest in 2004.Watch

The War on Crime, not crime itself, fueled Detroit’s post-1967 decline

AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

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