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Michigan’s third-grade reading law could penalize bilingual programs
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‘We all became family.’ Students say goodbye to Detroit school after promising three-year run
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June 14, 2018
Recruiting when your team is full of ‘detractors’: As the Detroit district searches for talent, most of its employees aren’t on board
June 13, 2018
As caregivers struggle to make ends meet, 28,000 Detroit children go without care
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June 14, 2018
Detroit teachers unions won’t be hurt by the Janus decision. They already survived.
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Six hours, eight buses: The extreme sacrifice Detroit parents make to access better schools
‘Possible, but daunting’: Inside Nikolai Vitti’s early effort to transform Detroit’s battered public schools
Can this Detroit principal help her students learn quickly enough to save her school?
June 12, 2018
Are Detroit schools making progress towards state benchmarks? Either way, the stakes are rising
Test results released on Tuesday suggest that 14 Detroit schools are not on track to meet student achievement targets set last year to…
June 12, 2018
Leadership, funding and security dominate discussion in first meeting on school bus loop plan
The mayoral-appointed education commission board held its first meeting Tuesday.
June 11, 2018
After a heated battle, the Detroit Prep charter school now owns its ‘forever home’
The Detroit Prep charter school has been trying to buy the former Joyce Elementary School in the city’s Pingree Park neighborhood since last summer but the sale was held up for months by a restriction in the property’s title.
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June 11, 2018
Meet the 11 people charged with helping Detroit’s district and charter schools work together, starting with a new bus loop
A mayoral commission designed to bring competitive district and charter schools together began to take shape on Monday. Speaking before television…
June 8, 2018
In contentious interview, Betsy DeVos’ husband Dick DeVos says ‘everybody wins’ with charter schools
The documentary features a somewhat combative interview with DeVos’ husband, Dick DeVos, on the effects that charter schools have had on education in Michigan.
June 7, 2018
‘Winging it.’ This principal just lost his job at a struggling Detroit charter school. Here’s what he saw on the inside.
Frank Donner was sold from the moment he heard the pitch in 2013. Lighthouse Academies promised that their new school in…
June 6, 2018
Detroit district tests drinking water after lead or copper discovered in 6 schools
Water will be tested for lead and other toxins in 106 Detroit district schoools
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Rise & Shine: Penalties for schools that teach two languages at once
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April 16, 2018
Let’s solve the right problems for Detroit’s students with disabilities — not recycle old ones
I’ve spent 25 years both studying and actively trying to improve schools for students with disabilities. Segregated settings aren't the answer.
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After five years, the Tennessee-run district isn’t performing any better than low-performing schools receiving no intervention, research says
The study compares Tennessee's state-run district with other and found that average test scores “before and after the reform is no different from the difference during the same period for comparison schools.”
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New York City agrees to provide paid family leave to teachers
After sustained pressure from teachers and the unions, the city will provide paid family leave for teachers.
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What’s so hard about teaching ‘soft skills’? More than Indiana policymakers might think
Under a law that passed this past spring with broad bipartisan support, all schools will have to incorporate these skills into their lessons beginning in 2019.
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