Posts tagged with ‘Superintendent Nikolai Vitti’

  • 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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  • Promising students in Detroit lack access to high-level AP classes that are common in suburban schools

    Advanced Placement courses — known as APs — offer some of the most challenging curriculum available to high schoolers in…

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  • With primaries over, Detroit school board candidates look to November

    The district’s progress under the current board progress has yielded a cautious sense of hope among some district veterans and observers.

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  • Raising taxes, partnering with developers and four other ways Detroit main school district could address its facilities crisis

    “I wouldn’t advise looking at that list and seeing it as comprehensive,”

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  • ‘Unofficial suspensions’ and 10 other reasons Detroit’s main district is overhauling special education

    A transportation network that was so dysfunctional, students with special needs were left sitting at home for a bus that…

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  • Detroit district board votes to change name of ‘special education,’ but not everyone agrees it’s ‘exceptional’

    The state of Michigan has historically used the term “Special Education”

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  • Many Detroit educators have never worked in a high-performing school. This program imports coaches who have

    They’ve never seen an effective force of well-supported teachers working together…

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  • Detroit finally has money to hire teachers. Good luck finding them.

    The good news: He has money to hire the teachers. The bad: He hasn’t found enough…

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  • Graduation rates in Michigan – and Detroit’s main district — are up, but are most students ready for college?

    “This is the first time the statewide four-year graduation rate has surpassed 80 percent…”

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  • Five minutes in the hot seat: For Detroit school principals, there’s ‘nowhere to hide’ in new district data chats

    The students erupted in cheers, waving their arms and jumping up and down as she presented their trophy.

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