Detroit’s elected board of education was finally allowed to choose a superintendent after years of state emergency management.
The head of the River Rouge School District is one of two finalists for the superintendent’s job in Detroit.
“What are our kids supposed to do?” a parent asked. “Another black school closed down. More black kids cannot be educated.”
Everything you need to know about the state’s dangerous plans for DPS.
Gov. Snyder was sued for a second time this week, this time for his role in the deterioration of Detroit’s schools.
Detroit high school graduates will receive guaranteed free tuition to attend community college under a plan announced today by Mayor Mike Duggan.
The city of Detroit took possession of 58 vacant, blighted DPS schools that were left to languish as they were gutted by scrappers under the control of the state.
The news comes on the same day the FBI confirmed it was investigating officials’ role in the Flint water crisis.
The sobering discovery comes after Mayor Mike Duggan began requiring inspections of all 97 schools in the Detroit Public Schools system.
The state has fueled the decline by reducing funding, closing schools and allowing nearly 100 charter schools to open.