Politics & Government

  • Activists and youth from several community groups gathered Feb. 20 at Osborn High in Detroit to protest the state's plan to close up to 38 low-performing schools, 25 of which are in Detroit.

    Michigan shuts down bad schools. Leading states build them up.

    Michigan’s law that calls for the annual closure of the state’s worst schools is unique in the nation.

  • Detroit churches face off with mayor over spike in water bills

    Noah had to deal with a deluge. So do Detroit faith leaders, in the form of sharply rising bills to…