Posts tagged with ‘Chalk Beat Detroit’

  • Report: Michigan has biggest school funding decline in nation

    A new report out Wednesday says total revenue for Michigan schools declined 30 percent from 2002 to 2015 — the…

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  • This Detroit master teacher doesn’t mind the tough adjustment to a new curriculum. ‘It just works.’

    Two decades of teaching have taught her a lot — including about how lessons can go wrong.

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  • New grant aims to bring programs like arts and nutrition to Detroit preschools and childcare facilities

    Half a year after unveiling an ambitious $50 million effort to improve the lives of young children in Detroit, the…

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  • Crumbling Detroit school buildings will cost $500 million to repair. It’s money the district doesn’t have

    “We would have to dramatically cut personnel to even put a dent in this problem,”

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  • District vs. charter schools in Detroit: Who’s offering arts? Busing? Special ed? Here’s some answers.

    “This is not about burgers and fries. This is about kids’ lives and kids’ dreams.”

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  • Week in review: The state’s year-round scramble to fill teaching jobs

    District and charter schools throughout the region are now scrambling year-round to fill vacant teaching jobs-

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  • Week in review: The target on the back of the state board of education

    The main district has taken the unusual step of putting some counselors and assistant principals in classrooms.

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  • Week In Review: Count Day pizza, ‘Burger King’ money, and a teachers union spy

    Every kid who showed up in class on Wednesday was worth thousands of dollars to his or her school.

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  • Week in review: As ‘count day’ nears, the scramble is on to lure students and teachers

    Next Wednesday is count day — the crucial day when the number of students who show up for class…

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  • Scores of Detroit schools are empty eyesores. Here’s why it’s so hard to bring them back to life.

    “We’d like to be part of a positive story for Detroit…

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