Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts said a new educational authority should allow schools to come up with new ways of improving student learning.
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June 21, 2011
The Washington-based think tank Education Sector explores the movement among schools to autonomous management.
June 20, 2011
The Educational Achievement System is designed to give autonomy to struggling schools.
June 03, 2011
Which proposed turnaround strategy will best serve the struggling district?
April 08, 2011
The district is facing school closures and leadership upheaval.
February 22, 2011
The shrinking district is faced with looking for an executive staff at the same time it is facing severe budget constraints.
July 13, 2010
Dueling groups go to the Detroit City Council today to have a say on the future of the city's elected school board.
July 09, 2010
Detroit teachers are set to open the city's first teacher-led school this fall.
July 07, 2010
The arraignment of Detroit's former school board president on charges he performed a lewd act is just the latest of the district's challenges.
June 24, 2010
A majority of Detroit schools involved in mergers posted higher reading and math test scores, an initial district-produced analysis shows.