The case didn’t establish a constitutional right to reading education, but it will provide $94 million to support DPSCD literacy programs.
In addition to physical and behavioral health services, health hubs also will provide dental services, vision and hearing screenings, and other health-related services.
In rejecting the plan to forgive up to $20,000 in student loan debt, the court crushed a signature promise made by Joe Biden in the 2020 race for president. The ruling impacts more than 40 million borrowers, including over 800,000 in Michigan.
The state’s decision to stop funding driver’s education and high private driver’s education costs may be contributing to many Michigan teens delaying getting their driver’s licenses.
The Supreme Court reversed years of precedent in ruling that race-conscious college admissions policies violate the Equal Protection Clause. U-M officials say a 2006 affirmative action ban in Michigan made fielding a diverse student body harder.
In Democrats’ first education budget, lawmakers directed more funds to schools with disadvantaged students as the state tries to recover from pandemic learning loss. There is also more investment for English language learners and special education.
Some workers had never been fingerprinted, and others worked weeks or years before they were fingerprinted, the state audit found.
DPSCD music teacher Kay Thomas is one of three teachers being transferred out of Bates Academy due to budget cuts. Thomas argues that in her case other factors are at play.
The district says it learned of the incidents in January. Parents say they weren’t notified promptly and plan to sue.
Detroit Public Schools Community District officials have emphasized building relationships and awareness with students and families experiencing housing insecurity.