Education

  • Week in review: As ‘count day’ nears, the scramble is on to lure students and teachers

    Next Wednesday is count day — the crucial day when the number of students who show up for class…

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  • Scores of Detroit schools are empty eyesores. Here’s why it’s so hard to bring them back to life.

    “We’d like to be part of a positive story for Detroit…

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  • Week in review: A ‘poor choice of words’ from the state schools boss, Grosse Pointe considers lightening up

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  • In Michigan, path to elite colleges flows through richer high schools (interactive map)

    Look at state data showing where nearly 102,000 high school graduates from 2016 attended college.

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  • Upcoming American Black Journal | One Detroit Education Roadshow: Do we really care about our kids’ education?

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  • ‘Possible, but daunting’: Inside Nikolai Vitti’s early effort to transform Detroit’s battered public schools

    “That would be like — ‘Here — write a front page story about how inefficient this district is.’ Are you…

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  • The plot (to buy a Detroit school building) thickens: Efforts to keep sold property from housing charter schools might have become illegal

    “Any such deed restriction in effect on the effective date of this subsection is void.”

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  • One Detroit Report | History, with Music

    “We can’t talk about Louis Armstrong without asking, ‘What created Louis Armstrong?’”

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  • Week in review: What last year’s test scores tell us as a new school year begins

    Though the 2017 M-STEP and SAT results released this week included some glimmers of good news for schools in Detroit…

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  • Nikolai Vitti loves a challenge. He has one at Detroit Public Schools.

    What specifically will he do to make a real difference for families and students?

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