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Improving early literacy right...

Sep 14, 2017 by

  Education in Michigan is falling behind, rapidly racing toward bottom The start of a new school year is usually greeted with a...

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Back to school 101: Show up to...

Sep 8, 2017 by

Ingrid Jacques – School officially starts today in Michigan, but that doesn’t necessarily mean children will be at their desks...

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End poverty in Detroit

Sep 8, 2017 by

  L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and his wife ave a plan to combat and end intergenerational poverty in Detroit. Former...

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We shouldn’t rest until every ...

Sep 3, 2017 by

Addie starts school Tuesday, taking that big, bittersweet step toward growing up. I asked my granddaughter what she was going to do...

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School adequacy studies critic...

Sep 2, 2017 by

In recent years, state legislatures, state education departments and advocacy groups in more than 30 states have sponsored education...

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Fewer than half of third-grade...

Aug 29, 2017 by

Further slide in 3rd-graders’ reading skills, increased math proficiency in grades 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 among M-STEP results The...

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Training center a building blo...

Aug 29, 2017 by

At the revamped Randolph Career and Technical Center, students will get the skills they need to build a better future, as the Detroit...

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Survey finds fewer families wi...

Aug 24, 2017 by

Detroit — The city has seen the number of families with children decline by 43 percent since 2000 with only about a quarter of...

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Sliding education attainment i...

Aug 19, 2017 by

Daniel Howes – ‘Is the American dream dying in Michigan,” asked the subject line of an email that arrived Thursday morning. The...

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State bears responsibility for...

Aug 18, 2017 by

We’ve continually stated what’s best for educators is best for students. The Detroit Public Schools Community District operates best...

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Court wrong place to enforce l...

Aug 17, 2017 by

There is no question that too many students at Michigan’s largest school district have received a sub-par education. While Detroit...

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Tackle Michigan’s skills gap

Aug 16, 2017 by

We’ve traveled the state talking with employers, and the message from them is clear: We can’t find enough people with in-demand...

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Snyder and Whiston: In defense...

Aug 4, 2017 by

Re: Greg McNeilly’s July 27 column, “Gov, keep fighting for Michigan students”: As the 21st Century Education Commission grimly...

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Nikolai Vitti settles in, puts...

Jul 13, 2017 by

The battles that have been fought over the years in public education in Detroit have centered on many issues: unbearable classroom...

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Who is going to fix Michigan’s...

Jul 9, 2017 by

Two years after Gov. Rick Snyder made waves by pulling the state’s School Reform Office out from under the Michigan Department of...

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Judge extends suspension of st...

Jul 3, 2017 by

Lansing — A judge has extended a freeze on $2.5 million in state aid for Michigan private schools at least until a court hearing...

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Labor Voices: Michigan teacher...

Jun 22, 2017 by

Steven Cook – Last week, Republican leaders in Lansing rammed through legislation that will weaken retirement security for...

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Wayne State: 5 professors ‘not...

Jun 15, 2017 by

Detroit — In a move rarely seen in academia, Wayne State University is trying to fire multiple faculty members depicted as abusing...

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The failure of school ‘turnaro...

Jun 14, 2017 by

A paper released this month examines the school turnaround measures Michigan put in place five years ago to get a waiver from the...

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Inadequacy marks school fundin...

May 17, 2017 by

One year after the results of a statewide school adequacy study were released, a new coalition is saying that study was, well,...

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