Education

  • Detroit enlists volunteer tutors before third-grade reading law takes effect

    We need your help,” Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said

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  • 5 places where Michigan’s governor and legislature can make deals

    For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan’s government will be divided.

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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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  • Catholic College in Detroit is Offering Classes to an All-Muslim Group

    The students are studying social justice at Marygrove.

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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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  • Should We Segregate Students Based on Academic Ability?

    “You don’t learn to talk across difference if you are with people who are all just like you.”

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