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Another weapon for charters in their war with the Detroit school district: A new ‘parent’ group that will lobby on behalf of charter schools
In the escalating battle over charter schools in Detroit, a local advocacy group is gearing up for an offensive that includes a…
What's in a name?
December 12, 2017
Detroit has one of the nation’s only schools named for a Trump cabinet member. That name could change soon.
Among schools that could be affected by ending schools named after living people is the Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine.
December 11, 2017
Educators agree student funding in Michigan is broken. This group hopes their research will change that.
After 19 months and hundreds of interviews with educators across the state, a collaborative of Michigan school officials, former legislators and business…
Struggling Detroit schools
December 5, 2017
A Detroit district plan would allow ‘master teachers’ to coach less experienced colleagues and reduce class sizes
The program will enable schools to have model classrooms where less experienced teachers can go to watch master teachers work.
November 29, 2017
A high-tech approach to boost language skills starts with infants in Detroit
Can an expensive program combining early intervention and technology beat back the reading gap?
Vacant schools in Detroit
November 15, 2017
As the Detroit district focuses on improving its building stock, it’s still unclear why one sale is being denied
He also proposed creating a focus group to look into the salaries of principals and administrators.
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