Education

  • Detroit teachers will finally get paid for their years of experience if agreement holds up with district

    “This is a major step for the district to fully recognize experience,” Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said.

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  • These students lost their school to a mold problem. Here’s how they’re doing in their new temporary digs

    -a bright blue banner indicates which door is for the 437 displaced children.

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  • In Betsy DeVos’ home state, a program that steers public dollars to private school students is under fire from the governor

    “This program diverts resources from core instruction that improves student outcomes,” Snyder asserted

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  • Three more Detroit schools added to state’s partnership agreement list

    “This is an effort to be positive, work toward solutions and to turn things around rather than be punitive…”

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  • Detroit finally has money to hire teachers. Good luck finding them.

    The good news: He has money to hire the teachers. The bad: He hasn’t found enough…

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  • MiWeek at the Solutions Summit

    local and national education stakeholders will come together to talk about Michigan’s education performance crisis…

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  • How can Michigan schools stop skinned knees and conflict? Use playtime to teach students kindness

    “Recess was pretty chaotic, and it wasn’t very safe,” Principal Ashley Ogonowski said.

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  • Building issues force combination of two Detroit schools

    Though things have improved, the district continues to be plagued by substandard conditions in some buildings.

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  • Mayor Duggan says bus plan encourages cooperation. Detroit school board committee wants more details.

    Vitti said. “I think this needs a deeper review…The understanding was that it would be $25,000 for all schools.

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  • A Betsy DeVos cheat sheet for next ‘60 Minutes’ interview on Michigan schools

    “I don’t know” if Michigan’s public schools are improving.

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