Education

  • 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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  • The Detroit school district has been using a curriculum that’s ‘an injustice to the children of Detroit’ — but it’s not alone.

    It has been years since Detroit teachers have been given high-quality instructional materials.

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  • Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave

    Blighted but beloved, Delray’s epitaph has been written for years.

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  • Detroit schools and police chief pledge to work together to keep kids safe — but disagree about guns in schools

    …the two saw little common ground when it came to the issue of guns in schools.

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  • Graduation rates in Michigan – and Detroit’s main district — are up, but are most students ready for college?

    “This is the first time the statewide four-year graduation rate has surpassed 80 percent…”

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