• Riding Along with a Detroit Citizens Radio Patrol Team

  • Detroit Today…Tonight: How’s Detroit Doing with Education? [VIDEO, COMMUNITY MEETING]

    Detroit Superintendent Alycia Meriweather and Michigan Senate Education Chair Phil Pavlov was in studio with a live audience of students,…

  • Map of countries banned in executive order

    Michigan’s Refugees by the Numbers [CHARTS]

    More than 25,000 refugees from six of the seven countries named in President Trump’s immigration order have arrived in Michigan…

  • Sirena and Ricky visit their father (middle) in prison

    When parents go to prison

    By Laura Herberg | WDET Sirena, a 13-year-old from a Detroit suburb, has one word for what it’s like having…

  • DJC Poll: Blacks, whites differ in opinions of treatment in local courts

    By Gabrielle Settles | WDET Black and white residents of southeast Michigan differ in their perceptions of how people of…

  • Saige Jones will be attending Detroit Prep for Kindergarten this year.

    AUDIO: How Detroit Parents Pick Schools

    WDET Are families finding education options that will keep them in the city?   For Detroit parents, the decision making about…

  • African-centered schools in Detroit

    WDET Earlier this year some Detroit children headed to a makeshift school when their parents were fed up with the…

  • Impact of School Choice in Michigan

    WDET Metro Detroit students are attending increasingly segregated schools and districts, and Michigan’s School Choice law has allowed the dynamic…

  • Education

    How Education Was an Issue in 1967…and Remains One Today

    WDET Education and issues surrounding it. The history of desegregation (and busing) in southeast Michigan. What lawmakers are (not) doing…

  • AUDIO: Helping with Homework, with a House

    By Laura Herberg | WDET   A construction crew in Highland Park is busy at work, transforming what was once…