The Detroit school system, under state oversight since March 2009, has lost tens of thousands of students, closed dozens of schools and struggled with persistent budget deficits. "Emergency management has clearly failed" our schools, Mayor Mike Duggan said.
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March 31, 2015
March 19, 2015
Brian Whiston, the head of Dearborn public schools, will replace Mike Flanagan, the longest-serving state superintendent in the nation.
March 05, 2015
As of last summer, the school system had outstanding debt and long-term obligations of more than $2.2 billion
February 19, 2015
The final grades administered by Education Trust-Midwest were based on the student academic achievement and growth in the schools authorizers oversee.
February 09, 2015
The decision not to use adaptive testing by three states highlights the complexities associated with a feature of the Smarter Balanced assessment.
January 13, 2015
Darnell Earley will be the fourth emergency manager of the Detroit school system, which has been under state oversight since March 2009.
December 19, 2014
The suit claims the state of Michigan and Highland Park school district failed to provide an adequate education for students.
December 17, 2014
It's not clear how much traction any or all of these ideas will get with GOP Gov. Rick Snyder or with the Michigan legislature, which is controlled by Republicans.
November 24, 2014
The Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-Step) test, which will be administered next spring, will include items from the Smarter Balanced assessment as well as items developed by Michigan teachers. But some will be in "field-test-only" mode.
October 29, 2014
Incumbent GOP Gov. Rick Snyder faces Democrat Mark Schauer, a former legislator and member of Congress, in the contest to be the next governor of Michigan.