The Michigan Teacher of the Year will spend the next school year representing the voices of teachers from across the state.
Detroit district attendance agents would keep their jobs next school year under new budget plan
District outlines options for employees who face layoffs to move into different positions
Detroit students ride, skate, and scooter to school for national event
Bike and Roll to School Day kicks off a series of micro-mobility events the city is hosting over the next two months.
Cellphone towers on school grounds worry some Detroit parents
DPSCD has 29 cell towers across the city, with some towers reaping as much as $2,000 per month for the district.
Michigan Democrats look to change teacher evaluation system
Michigan teachers will no longer be evaluated based on student test scores under legislation being prepared by Democratic leaders. Critics say the current system should be tweaked, not scrapped.
Student use of artificial intelligence software stirs discussion in Michigan school districts
DPSCD students would need teacher permission to use tools such as ChatGPT for class assignments under revised policy
DPSCD layoff notices, buyouts draw complaints at April board meeting
50 school employees — mostly deans and assistant principals — have been offered buyout packages ahead of the end of the school year.
Detroit district fires school administrator accused of choking a student
The district’s investigation report said the other administrator was notified of the altercation in November and did not report the incident until January of this year, claiming it was an “oversight.”
Detroit students may lose foreign travel opportunities as budgets tighten
Trips to France and Spain are still planned for this summer, but the end of federal COVID aid will limit opportunities starting next year.
Detroit educators, students ask state for funds to stem teacher shortages
Michigan legislators hear testimony on the cost of turnover and instability in the classroom