State schools chief Mike Flanagan has notified the Education Achievement Authority that its exclusive agreement to deal with failing schools will end a year from now.
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February 20, 2014
December 03, 2013
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled Detroit eligible for bankruptcy, but teachers' pensions will not be impacted by the move.
November 19, 2013
Although the district will slowly regain full responsibility of its financial and administrative functions, the Michigan Department of Education will continue to monitor the district for improvements.
August 21, 2013
The city's new strategic plan focuses on customer service, community schools, expanding pre-K and arts offerings in order to compete with charters.
July 24, 2013
Two bankrupt school districts in Michigan will be dissolved in accordance with a new state law, and students will be sent to other districts.
July 18, 2013
This is the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation's history and comes after decades of decline in a city that was once a thriving industrial center.
July 15, 2013
Jack Martin will become the third emergency manager of Detroit's 40,000-student school system, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced Monday.
July 01, 2013
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May 13, 2013
The NAACP says the state's emergency manager law disenfranchises and disproportionately affects African-American Michigan residents.
May 02, 2013
Roy Roberts, the emergency manager of the 50,000-student public school system in Detroit, will step down from his position on May 16.