Many high school students are choosing to forgo college, even as the state is rolling out scholarship and free-tuition programs to make higher education more affordable. Filling out a free financial aid form is the best way to determine the true cost of college.
Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men — Detroit’s only public all-boys school — has over the years been labeled a school for at-risk youth. School leaders are hoping a new name and a move to a new building will change that image.
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.
The timing of EV charging networks lies with utility companies as they modernize grids and those infrastructure investments often deprioritize low-income communities of color.
Proponents of third grade reading law say it helps keep schools accountable. Opponents holding students back is no solution.
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High school student Perriel Pace spent the past year serving as a student representative to the Detroit Public School Community District’s school board. Outside that role, she’s channeled her time and energy toward social causes affecting young people across the city.
With Democrats controlling the legislature in January, they could get their wish for greater transparency from for-profit charter school operators. The Democratic majority on the State Board of Education supports such a move.
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
There have been three name changes of Detroit high schools over the past year.