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Filing: DPSCD search violated Opening Meetings Act

Filing: DPSCD search violated Opening Meetings ActCommunity activist Robert Davis is suing to restart the Detroit schools superintendent search in the public eye
  • Detroit
  • 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Detroit

Finalists to interview to lead Detroit’s schools

Finalists to interview to lead Detroit’s schoolsDerrick Coleman and Nikolai Vitti both have ties to Metro Detroit, and they are vying for the same job: superintendent
  • Detroit
  • 8 months ago
Detroit

Groups call for extended Detroit superintendent search

Groups call for extended Detroit superintendent searchNAACP, others say 90-day search timeline inadequate to fill top spot
  • Detroit
  • 8 months ago
Detroit

Detroit school closure plan draws objections

Detroit school closure plan draws objectionsDetroit educators and lawmakers said they want more aid for public schools
  • Detroit
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Detroit board may sue state to keep schools open

Detroit board may sue state to keep schools open24 of 119 of the city’s public schools may be shuttered after a review by the School Reform Office
  • Detroit
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

DeVos: Find common ground, ‘put students’ needs first’

DeVos: Find common ground, ‘put students’ needs first’Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sought unity from the department staff after her contentious Senate confirmation
  • Politics
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Duggan to fight ‘irrational’ school closings

Duggan to fight ‘irrational’ school closingsThe mayor said he called Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday to tell him the closure is “wrong”
  • News
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Immigration freeze puts universities in bind

Immigration freeze puts universities in bindUniversity officials examine how the immigration policies could affect international students and research
  • Michigan
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Parents: Closure notices causing ‘chaos’

Parents: Closure notices causing ‘chaos’The state is expected to complete the review by late February or early March, leaving parents and educators in limbo
  • Michigan
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Business leaders to Detroit students: ‘Be determined’

Business leaders to Detroit students: ‘Be determined’Mumford High School freshmen took part in a leadership day at Baker College in Auburn Hills
  • Detroit
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Mich. universities warn foreign students not to travel

Mich. universities warn foreign students not to travelOfficials express concern about new immigration orders while trying to sort out impact on those from Muslim countries
  • Michigan
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Sotomayor says University of Michigan needs more blacks

Sotomayor says University of Michigan needs more blacksU.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has challenged the University of Michigan to get more black students
  • Michigan
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

WSU to cut tuition for incoming out-state med students

WSU to cut tuition for incoming out-state med studentsWSU to offer a 13.3 percent reduction in tuition for incoming medical students from out of state next year
  • Detroit
  • 10 months ago
Detroit

Detroit district partners with arts, science groups

Detroit district partners with arts, science groupsThe Detroit school district is partnering with city arts and science venues to help students with after-school learning
  • Detroit
  • 10 months ago
Music

Kresge names Patricia Terry-Ross 2017 Eminent Artist

Kresge names Patricia Terry-Ross 2017 Eminent ArtistThe classical harpist and former Cass Technical High School teacher will receive $50,000 stipend
  • Music
  • 10 months ago
Science

Special UM toilets help botanical gardens grow

Special UM toilets help botanical gardens growPee-cycling could save school money, reduce pollution
  • Science
  • 10 months ago
Oakland County

FBI: Subcontractor at school wasn’t Google employee

FBI: Subcontractor at school wasn’t Google employeeThe man went into Oakland Christian School around 3 p.m. Thursday and repeatedly asked to speak with the principal
  • Oakland County
  • 10 months ago
Macomb County

WSU opens 'Cyber Range Hub' at Warren center

WSU opens ‘Cyber Range Hub’ at Warren centerThe lab was designed to prepare cybersecurity students and professionals to detect, prevent and mitigate cyber attacks
  • Macomb County
  • 10 months ago
Michigan

UM unveils process for renaming campus buildings

UM unveils process for renaming campus buildingsIt outlines principles the university should consider in changes such as understanding the institution’s past
  • Michigan
  • 10 months ago
Michigan

Reactions strong to possibly closing 24 Detroit schools
Teachers, parent slam potential closures in wake of state report on low-performer schools, while group expresses support

Reactions strong to possibly closing 24 Detroit schoolsTeachers, parent slam potential closures in wake of state report on low-performer schools, while group expresses support
  • Michigan
  • 10 months ago
Michigan

24 Detroit schools risk summer shutdown

38 low-performing schools could close as early as June25 more in danger for ’18 as Snyder’s administration has switched its stance on how soon schools can be closed
  • Michigan
  • 10 months ago
Detroit

Detroit backs DPS students in literacy fight

Detroit backs DPS students in literacy fightAttorneys for the city filed an amicus brief in a proposed class action lawsuit against Snyder and education officials
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

$31M judgment against DPS over unpaid bills disputed

$31M judgment against DPS over unpaid bills disputedA $31M court judgment against Detroit Public Schools still unresolved two years after an arbitrator ordered it be paid
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Wayne County

Metro area supporters join national public school rally

Metro area supporters join national public school rallyTeachers, administrators, the mayor, students and parents braved the cold Thursday to show support for public education
  • Wayne County
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Oakland County

Bottom-rated Pontiac schools to state: ‘Leave us alone’

Bottom-rated Pontiac schools to state: ‘Leave us alone’Michigan Department of Education will release a new top-to-bottom list of academic performance by the end of January
  • Oakland County
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Kellogg CC named in lawsuit over free speech

Kellogg CC named in lawsuit over free speechThe Battle Creek school was named in a federal lawsuit by the Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Michigan
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

UM addressing Detroit poverty with initiative

UM addressing Detroit poverty with initiativeThe overall effort, announced in October by President Mark Schlissel, is known as Poverty Solutions
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

MLK program in Detroit focuses on Flint water crisis

MLK program in Detroit focuses on Flint water crisisMartin Luther King Jr. Senior High School honors civil rights leaders, others who have aided Detroit and Flint
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Settlement reached on DPS building repairs

Settlement reached on DPS building repairsA five-member oversight committee will be responsible for ensuring all building repair requests are handled promptly
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

New board takes reins at Detroit schools

New board takes reins at Detroit schoolsIt is the first elected body in seven years to oversee academic affairs for the 45,150-student district
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Senate chair: Michigan ‘failing schools’ law a failure

Senate chair: Michigan ‘failing schools’ law a failurePavlov’s proposed repeal comes as the Snyder administration finalizes plans to shut some chronically failing schools
  • Michigan
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Teacher pension changes a top priority for Michigan GOP

Teacher pension changes a top priority for Michigan GOPGOP-led Legislature may clash with Gov. Rick Snyder over plans to reform teacher pensions, end the “prevailing wage” law
  • Politics
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Misha Stallworth, Detroit school board’s youngest voice

Misha Stallworth, Detroit school board’s youngest voiceAt age 28, new board member plans to channel energy, fresh ideas to turn around Detroit Public Schools
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Major tasks await new Detroit school board

Major tasks await new Detroit school boardNewly elected group of 7 to oversee overhauled district, including choosing a superintendent
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

N. Michigan student takes college living into wild

N. Michigan student takes college living into wildOff-campus camp near Upper Peninsula school raises eyebrows, causes a few frowns
  • Michigan
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Rhodes leaves Detroit schools with mixed grades

Rhodes leaves Detroit schools with mixed gradesGov. Snyder says emergency manager transformed Detroit school district, while critics cite “much work to be done”
  • Detroit
  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago
Oakland County

Shrine plans $1.8M early childhood center for parish

Shrine plans $1.8M early childhood center for parishRoyal Oak Catholic school campus will add facility on Linwood for children ages 3-5
  • Oakland County
  • 11 months ago
Detroit

WSU police's reach helps cut into Midtown crime

WSU police’s reach helps cut into Midtown crimeWSU Police Department could be known as Midtown Detroit Police because its officers patrol several miles beyond campus
  • Detroit
  • 11 months ago
Health

Wayne State cell research may lower risk of early birth

Wayne State cell research may lower risk of early birthFindings target ability of B cells to protect fetuses from infection, a common trigger of preterm deliveries
  • Health
  • 11 months ago
Michigan

Police: Woman who was told to remove hijab was lying

Police: Woman who was told to remove hijab was lyingPolice say several inconsistencies led police to determine the incident did not occur
  • Michigan
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Detroit education cases may reverberate across U.S.

Detroit education cases may reverberate across U.S.The Detroit cases could reach the U.S. Supreme Court, from which any ruling would force nationwide changes to education.
  • Detroit
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Snyder names board appointments at 6 universities

Snyder names board appointments at 6 universitiesMembers named to help oversee Eastern, Western and Northern Michigan, Ferris State, Grand Valley State and Michigan Tech
  • Michigan
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Wayne County

Livonia board to close 2 elementary schools

Livonia board to close 2 elementary schoolsDecision to save about $800K a year; district cites lower enrollment in move
  • Wayne County
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

New Rhodes scholar class includes a Wolverine, Spartan

Rhodes scholars include Wolverine, SpartanUniversity officials believe this is the first time MSU and UM each have one in the same year
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Wayne County

3 Fordson High students charged in alleged hazing

3 Fordson High students charged in alleged hazingThe Wayne County prosecutor charged the sophomores on allegations that one of them exposed himself to a freshman
  • Wayne County
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Nation

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most everThe Rhodes Trust announced the 32 men and women chosen for post-graduate studies at Oxford University in England
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Michigan

Legionella bacteria detected at Lapeer college campus

Legionella bacteria detected at Lapeer college campusCollege officials say no legionella-related illnesses have been documented
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Children quieted others at Cali. school as gunman fired

Children quieted others at Cali. school as gunman firedThe fourth- and fifth-graders quieted the younger ones, and let the teacher know who had been wounded by flying glass
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago