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Oakland County

Detroit Country Day School invests $30M in buildings

Detroit Country Day School invests $30M in expanding and renovating buildings, adding techProject will provide students with enhanced learning spaces and new technology and admit fifth-grade students
  • Oakland County
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit chamber gets $450K to boost grad rate

Detroit chamber gets $450K to boost college grad rateKresge Foundation announces grant to encourage Metro Detroit students to start and finish postsecondary programs
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Education

Database: Find out how your school did on M-STEP

Database: Find out how your school did on M-STEPResults by district and building in Michigan for the last three years
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Invisible Dad program aims to end school lunch shaming

Invisible Dad program aims to end school lunch shaming in Walled Lake districtState education officials say getting families to sign up for free and reduced-price lunch is how to address problem
  • Education
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

‘Campus corgi’ spreads smiles at University of Michigan

‘Campus corgi’ spreads smiles at University of MichiganUM’s unofficial “campus corgi” stands tall as a growing celebrity among students
  • Michigan
  • 4 days ago
Michigan

Ex-MSU football players may be weighing plea deal

Ex-MSU football players may be weighing plea deal in assault caseMeeting on assault case included discussion of possible plea deal for ex-MSU players
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Wayne County

Hazing alleged at Dearborn’s Fordson High School

Hazing alleged at Dearborn’s Fordson High SchoolAdministrators say they’ve disciplined students involved in the alleged episode on school property
  • Wayne County
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Former embezzler lands gig as Michigan House staffer

Former embezzler lands gig as Michigan House stafferRobert Davis, convicted of embezzling from Highland Park schools, has a new job in the Michigan Legislature
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

WMU gets $12.5M to foster leaders at low-income schools

WMU gets $12.5M to foster leaders at low-income schoolsThe High Impact Leadership for School Renewal Project will be headed by two longtime researchers at Western Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Hertel pushes ‘affirmative consent’ sex education bill

Hertel pushes ‘affirmative consent’ sex education billSen. Curtis Hertel said he worked with First Lady Sue Snyder on the bill, but her office takes no position on it
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

MSU, East Lansing police receive threats against athletic events

MSU, police receive threats against athletic eventsAuthorities said the "general threats" were made in multiple letters received by police.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Study: Over half of for-profit students defaulted on loans

Study: Over half of for-profit students defaulted on loansStudents who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans, said a federal study
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

UM settles lawsuit over Schlissel emails on Trump

UM settles lawsuit over Schlissel emails on TrumpThe University of Michigan has changed its open records policies after settling a lawsuit with the Mackinac Center
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

MSU: Suspected noose was shoelaces

MSU: Suspected noose was shoelacesMichigan State University has determined reported noose was leather shoelaces not directed at an individual
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Michigan schools prepare for vital Count Day

Michigan schools prepare for vital Count DayMichigan performs its official fall Count Day to tally the number of students to determine funding for each district
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

UM aims for wider sharing of faculty expertise

UM aims for wider sharing of faculty expertiseThe Faculty Public Engagement Effort will work to help UM staffers share their opinions, research
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

Detroit school janitors strike averted

Detroit school janitors strike avertedSEIU Local 1 officials said they've entered into positive talks with district's contractor.
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

GOP cancels vote to boost poor students at charters

GOP cancels vote to boost poor students at chartersHouse Speaker Tom Leonard: Vote on plan to boost poor students at charter schools was canceled because of GOP opposition
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Wayne County

Roosevelt High teacher suspended after text exchange with student

Roosevelt High teacher suspended after inappropriately texting studentA Wyandotte teacher has been suspended with pay the school district investigates a text message exchange with a student.
  • Wayne County
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Former Gov. Engler appointed by DeVos to ed board

Former Gov. Engler appointed by DeVos to ed boardEngler was one of six leaders from around the country appointed Thursday to the National Assessment Governing Board
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

In Detroit, Ivanka Trump promotes computer learning

In Detroit, Ivanka Trump promotes computer learningInternet Association commits $300 million to K-12 computer science programs as Ivanka Trump arrives in Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Ivanka Trump visits Detroit, promotes STEM learning

Ivanka Trump visits Detroit, promotes STEM learningThe daughter and advisor to President Donald Trump took part in a discussion on a private sector plan to invest millions in computer science programs.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

#WhyIKneel: UM student explains Diag protest

#WhyIKneel: UM student explains Diag protest#WhyIKneel: UM student explains Diag protest
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

UM students protest against racism

UM students protest against racismThe demonstrations included people blocking roads and sitting on medians studying
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

Heat forces Detroit schools to shorten day on Tuesday

Heat forces Detroit, Pontiac schools to shorten day on TuesdayFor the second day in a row, students at DPSCD and Pontiac to attend a half-day of school in anticipation of heat
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Trump directs DeVos to prioritize science, technology

Trump directs DeVos to prioritize science, technologyPresident Donald Trump has directed the education secretary to prioritize science and technology education
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

Detroit schools set early dismissal due to heat wave

Detroit, Pontiac schools set early dismissal due to heat waveDPSCD and Pontiac Schools students will have a half day of school Monday
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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