Michigan Radio

  • Detroit Public Schools owed millions in unpaid rent, from another school district

    By Kate Wells | Michigan Radio UPDATE: The EAA has released emails that appear to show the state and DPS…

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  • AUDIO: DJC poll shows improvements, wide gaps among races

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio   Attitudes about race have been improving in southeast Michigan, but there are still…

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  • Activists, academics, and authors on racial attitudes

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio A presidential commission blamed white America for the racial uprisings and riots of the…

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  • AUDIO: White people find it hard to talk about race

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio A Washington Post-ABC News poll shows the majority of Americans think race relations are…

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  • Detroiters in poverty face nearly insurmountable obstacles

    By Lester Graham | Michigan Radio Politicians and media reports indicate Detroit is in the middle of an economic resurgence.…

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    “I watched an old black man cry”

    By Lester Graham I watched an old black man cry today. Sitting at a picnic table in Chandler Park, by…

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  • Getting qualified school board candidates is next big step for Detroit schools overhaul

    By Zoe Clark and Rick Pluta | Michigan Radio The latest re-invention of public schools in Detroit is underway with…

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  • Three Detroit charter schools closing this year

    By Kate Wells | Michigan Radio Three Detroit charter schools are closing and two are merging this year, adding to…

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  • The night Detroit gave baseball “the Bird”

    By Jack Lessenberry | Michigan Radio Detroit is commonly and correctly thought to be doing better than it has been…

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  • DPS board meets for the last time, as “old” school district is eliminated

    By Sarah Cwiek | Michigan Radio The Detroit Public Schools’ board of education met for the final time ever on…

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