Certain water fountains across the building had traces of lead, low water pressure, and a noticeable lack of consumable minerals such as fluoride and chlorine.
20 Michigan high schools to teach African American AP course this fall
It’s part of a national rollout of the Black history course, which drew conservative criticism for topics that included Black Lives Matter, followed by progressive backlash after some of those topics were dropped.
Credit recovery key strategy for Detroit district’s graduation rate
Online credit recovery programs continue to expand, but experts say those programs alone don’t address root causes of academic challenges.
Detroit school district pressed on impact of looming budget cuts on staff
Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says officials will host engagement sessions after spring break to share and explain their recommendations.
Southeastern HS resumes in-person classes after flood damage closure
Students and staff returned March 15, but tile repairs continue in the hallways.
Cooley High School redevelopment plan rejected by Detroit school board
The board of Detroit Public Schools Community District turns down two cash offers – one for $1 million and another for $500,000 – from Life Remodeled to transform Cooley High School.
Detroit paraeducators, support staff protest potential job cuts
Detroit school level administrators and support staff were informed this week of potential job cuts.
Michigan may dump its A-F school quality ranking system
Democrats move to eliminate a school quality ranking system that they claim is redundant. Supporters say the system offers parents a different lens to see how schools are performing.
Wayne State launches free tuition program to lower-income students
Wayne State University is launching a program to make tuition and fees free for students whose families earn less than $70,000 a year. It’s possible because of a new state scholarship program.
Detroit nonprofit leader asks: Where are the men in education?
Waymond Hayes, director of early learning and youth development Focus: HOPE, is one of few men in Michigan and only Black man to hold a high-ranking position in early education.