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Bad Forensic Evidence Sends Innocents To Prison

Never mind what TV shows depict, forensics can be sloppy or misinterpreted

… State Police audited Detroit’s crime lab and found … so poorly that the Detroit mayor and police chief … more

Deed Restrictions, Neighborhood Watch Vehicles

January 12, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… a loophole that the Detroit school district has … more

Many Michigan Families Sacrifice for Choice

Documentary shows how Blaine Amendment limits education options

… option. A place like Detroit Cristo Rey High School … more

Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Drives Up Costs

Government should do fair bidding for projects

… first appeared in The Detroit News on Nov. 9, 2017. I … more

Detroit Ignores State Law, Turns Down Money to Avoid Selling Abandoned School

Detroit Public Schools Community District enforces deed restriction against charter

… school district in Detroit is, by most measures , … illegal . But officials of the Detroit Public Schools Community … owner to sell it to Detroit Prep Charter Academy, … highly rated school . Detroit Prep has been operating … more

School Choice Breaks Down Racial Barriers

… actively works to keep Detroit kids out of its schools, … on the outskirts of Detroit. In 2011, Grosse Pointe’s … more

The Numbers Are In: Detroit Charters Outperform Detroit District Schools

Detroit charter school students also have higher graduation and college attendance rates

… suggests that students in Detroit charter schools attain … school district. Detroit charter school students … enrollment rates of Detroit’s public school district … tests, students in Detroit district schools did … more

Detroit Public Schools Super Responds To ‘Charter Students Outperform’ Report

Vitti: We serve more special ed students, charters no silver bullet, state hasn’t helped

… indicating that students in Detroit charter schools do better … schools operated by the Detroit Public Schools Community … District. Here’s the Detroit school district superintendent’s … Vitti, superintendent, Detroit Public Schools Community … more

Michigan Legislature’s 10 Most Revealing Votes of 2017

Which side were your lawmakers on?

… to a privileged few. Detroit developer Dan Gilbert … more