The lawsuit is the latest volley in a frenzied legal battle between teachers and the leadership of the troubled state-run school district.
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January 28, 2016
January 26, 2016
Many Detroit teachers say they have no other way to force action as the district spirals into financial insolvency.
January 22, 2016
Michigan's Republican state legislators want to make it easier for teacher sickouts to be characterized as strikes. It is illegal for Michigan teachers to strike.
January 20, 2016
The district wants to court to bar teachers from staging sick-outs. Teacher sick-outs have caused several dozens schools to close in recent months.
January 14, 2016
Coordinated "sickouts," where teachers call out sick en masse, shed light on code violations, dead vermin, and problems with heating and cooling systems.
January 11, 2016
The coordinated "sickouts," where teachers call out sick en masse, began in November as teachers continue to voice their displeasure with pay, benefits, and class sizes.
December 16, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder has hinted for months that the Education Achievement Authority's status has been under review while lawmakers his latest plan to overhaul public education in Detroit.
October 15, 2015
Barbara-Byrd Bennett pleaded guilty to defrauding the Chicago schools. Now, a contract she awarded during her time in the Detroit schools is getting another look.
August 24, 2015
The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools report comes as public debate rages over the Louisiana Recovery School District's takeover of most of New Orleans' schools after Hurricane Katrina.
August 13, 2015
Detroit Federation of Teachers boot President Steve Conn after the union's executive board found him guilty of failing to follow proper procedures for meetings, among other infractions.