Thirty years after the law was passed, the definition remains unclear. Here’s a guide to understanding them better.
Chronic absenteeism, charter school transparency, third-grade retention and early childhood education are expected to be top issues this year as Democrats take the full levers of power in Lansing.
Mayor Mike Duggan’s administration shelved a planned $6 million investment in child care infrastructure to make more room for investments in home repairs, internet access, and job training.
The Detroit Public Schools Community District is working to expand its art offerings and its enrollment.
Some districts restrict cellphone use. Others warn parents about the dangers of social media. And one legislator proposed banning all Michigan students from using phones during the school day.
The school had aimed for more than 100 students in its first year and is still accepting applications.
The scramble for seats is in some senses a welcome sign for the Detroit Public Schools Community District, where decades of enrollment declines were exacerbated by the pandemic.
This series seeks to amplify efforts to better support the wellness of students and school staff during this challenging comeback year.
The City of Detroit is looking for developers to revitalize dozens of vacant school buildings following years of demands by residents that something be done with the properties.
Students in Detroit have spent much of the year learning virtually from home. As if that arrangement weren’t challenging enough, many of those children lacked a space of their own to focus on video classes and complete homework. That’s one reason educators say the academic toll of the pandemic has been especially harsh for students from low-income families.