The year begins with big questions about how Detroit will manage its enrollment challenges and protect students from the impact of budget cuts.
Some workers had never been fingerprinted, and others worked weeks or years before they were fingerprinted, the state audit found.
Candice Jackson, a third grade teacher in Detroit, was recently named Michigan Teacher of the Year.
Michigan schools are trying different methods to recruit and retain teachers, including increasing compensation and providing development opportunities.
Providers said Michigan’s economy can’t recover from the pandemic if the state’s system for providing care for children while their parents are at work isn’t healthy.
District’s investments pay off for Detroit students eager to leave a legacy.
Under a proposed school funding system, districts would receive between 35% and 100% more in state funding for students from low-income homes.
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Illya Tolbert, who teaches at Bates Academy in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, was named the middle school level Art Educator of the Year for 2022
Michigan’s Read by Grade 3 law requires struggling third-grade readers be held back, but exemptions meant only 545 students were held back this year. Struggling readers who were Black or low-income were far more likely to repeat third grade white, more affluent readers who struggled.