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October 27, 2017

Detroit Schools See First Enrollment Increase in 15 years

Many of the new students attended charter schools that have since closed or the former Education Achievement Authority, the former state-run system, according to the Detroit Free-Press.

May 02, 2017

Detroit Signs Deal to Prevent State Shutdown of Poor-Performing Schools

The schools ranked in the bottom 5 percent academically statewide for at least the last three years. Under the agreement, the schools will remain open at least another three years.

April 19, 2017

New Detroit District Looks to Hire First Permanent Superintendent

Nikolai Vitti has led the Duval County school district in Jacksonville, Fla., since 2012. While Detroit is a smaller district, the new job would bring Vitti closer to his roots.

March 15, 2017

To Keep Struggling Schools Open, Detroit Will Sue the State of Michigan

The state's school reform office identified 38 schools statewide for potential closure because they have ranked in the bottom 5 percent academically for three straight years.

February 24, 2017

Michigan Delays Decision on Potential Closures or Restructuring of Schools

The schools, most of them in Detroit, face potential closure for appearing in the bottom 5 percent of all the state's schools over a three-year period.

January 13, 2017

Detroit Schools Are Back in the Hands of an Elected Board

Seven new Detroit school board members were sworn in this week—the first time since 2009 that an elected school board will oversee the district. A review commission will continue to oversee the district's finances.

December 20, 2016

Former Detroit Schools Manager Charged in Flint Water Crisis Case

The criminal charges stem from the decision to provide water to residents that was not properly treated, leading to lead contamination.

September 14, 2016

Three Ex-Detroit Principals Sentenced to Prison for Role in Kickback Scheme

In addition to prison time, the three former principals who were sentenced on Wednesday have been ordered to pay thousands in restitution to the financially strapped school district.

September 13, 2016

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Sued Over Literacy Access in Detroit

The lawsuit, which seeks class action status, accuses Michigan officials of denying Detroit's schoolchildren basic access to literacy.

August 29, 2016

Urban Educators Stress Value of Big-City Schools Group

With the Council of the Great City Schools now in its 60th year, urban school leaders say the depth of its staff's expertise, the organization's effectiveness in advocating on their behalf, and the sense of camaraderie they feel being part of the group are unmatched elsewhere.

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