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Nikolai Vitti: I see myself in...

Aug 12, 2017 by

Detroit Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti and his wife Rachel Vitti will speak at a town hall meeting on special education Aug....

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Getting Detroit schools out of...

Aug 5, 2017 by

In schools, tests serve one legitimate purpose — to measure where student performance is — and a host of inappropriate ends, which...

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Betsy DeVos visits Grand Rapid...

Aug 2, 2017 by

GRAND RAPIDS — From sampling the slow-cooked brisket at the Peter Secchia Institute for Culinary Education to talking with grade...

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NAACP releases report on chart...

Jul 30, 2017 by

Detroit and Michigan figure prominently in an NAACP report released today on charter schools that concluded there are wide problems...

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Fix Detroit by fixing the city...

Jun 25, 2017 by

Rochelle Riley – It’s time to unite to prepare children for life James Carville declared it’s “the economy, stupid” —...

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Report: For-profit run charter...

Jun 19, 2017 by

The study was done by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University. Students attending charter schools run by...

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Detroit superintendent: Teache...

May 31, 2017 by

Detroit teachers likely will see a small bump in salaries in a contract currently being negotiated between the district and the...

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State education plan shortchan...

May 21, 2017 by

A plan the state has submitted to the federal government Every child in Michigan deserves the chance to succeed in school and gain...

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Detroit school district could ...

May 12, 2017 by

The Detroit school board is set to take up a contract for the chosen superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District...

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Tuition in rich districts not ...

Apr 29, 2017 by

Grosse Pointe Public School System is considering a plan to charge tuition of 13,000 a year to out-of-district students. The Grosse...

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Security for Betsy DeVos costs...

Apr 8, 2017 by

The U.S. Marshals Service is providing security to DeVos. The U.S. Department of Education is spending nearly $1 million a month on...

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Protect health care for people...

Mar 4, 2017 by

Leah Rosenbaum – As Congress begins to consider health care reform, we urge our lawmakers to keep protections that are...

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Detroit can’t afford to ...

Feb 28, 2017 by

Rochelle Riley – So let me get this straight: Twenty days after Detroiters elected a new school board to revive a failing...

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U.S. Senate must reject DeVos ...

Jan 31, 2017 by

Democrats wanted to ask Betsy DeVos further questions about her fortune, her past statements about schools and her lack of...

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Betsy DeVos says she supports ...

Jan 18, 2017 by

WASHINGTON – Betsy DeVos, a Michigan advocate for school choice and vouchers and President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for education...

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Trump, Fouts blur line between...

Dec 23, 2016 by

Hope seems scarce in these bleak December days, but we should take whatever comfort and joy we can from the spectacle of dozens...

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Betsy DeVos’ trouble wit...

Dec 11, 2016 by

Stephen Henderson – Charter lobby twists data to make case for school choice There’s a division of the Department of Education...

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Betsy DeVos and the twilight o...

Dec 4, 2016 by

Stephen Henderson – In Detroit, parents of school-age children have plenty of choices, thanks to the nation’s largest...

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Could these solutions help Det...

Nov 21, 2016 by

We brag about how growing up in the Motor City makes you tough. But poverty and violence demand a high toll. Crime. Abuse. Poverty....

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4 more principals facing judge...

Sep 8, 2016 by

Today, four more Detroit principals face sentencing for stealing. Will they get breaks, like the others? The sensational $2.7-million...

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