Posts tagged with ‘Amanda Rahn’

  • ‘It opened everything up.’ How school home visits are changing relationships in Detroit

    Home visits by teachers and principals are popular across the country.

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  • Detroit teachers will finally get paid for their years of experience if agreement holds up with district

    “This is a major step for the district to fully recognize experience,” Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said.

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  • These students lost their school to a mold problem. Here’s how they’re doing in their new temporary digs

    -a bright blue banner indicates which door is for the 437 displaced children.

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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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  • 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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  • Getting kids to class may be harder than some lawmakers think. A new study casts doubt on how big a role educators can play.

    ““We can’t keep sticking our heads in the sand and acting like it doesn’t matter.”

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  • Vitti has promised ambitious goals for the Detroit district. Here are the numbers he and the board agreed to shoot for.

    At a special session this week, the school board approved measurable targets to push that vision forward.

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  • Detroiters react with praise — and fury — as district changes how it will decide who gets into Cass Tech and Renaissance

    Detroit’s main school district is changing the way students are admitted to Cass Technical High School, Renaissance High School and…

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  • A high-tech approach to boost language skills starts with infants in Detroit

    Last year, only 9.9 percent of third-graders passed the state English Language Arts exam.

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  • As the Detroit district focuses on improving its building stock, it’s still unclear why one sale is being denied

    Schools sit empty, gathering dust or becoming magnets for crime across the Detroit district…

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