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How a Private Arts Festival Thrives

ArtPrize is in its ninth year

… also spend big. The Detroit Institute of Arts gets … number of visitors the Detroit Institute of Arts typically … more

A Response to the New York Times About Charter Schools in Michigan

… on School Choice in Detroit For years, school … more

Detroit Charter Schools Outperform District School Peers On State Tests

In most but not all grades and subjects, the difference was substantial

… school students in Detroit outperformed their peers … spring. Students in Detroit’s charter schools also … chronically failing Detroit schools that in recent … Authority. All Detroit public schools, both … more

New York Times Cherry-Picks Data In Takedown Of Michigan Charter Schools

Third in a series. NYT article excludes observations from nation’s most authoritative research

… CREDO report found that Detroit’s charter schools should … and 2012 and found Detroit charter school students … more

New York Times Article, Critical of Charter Schools, Misses Key Point on School Funding

Despite media claims, districts in poor communities get more funding, not less

… than that. The new Detroit Public Schools Community … communities. For example, Detroit Public Schools received … Department of Education. Detroit’s $2,972 in federal … more

Cutting Federal Great Lakes Funding Would Not Be an Environmental and Economic Crisis

… and repaving vacant Detroit parking lots. In Chicago, … paved parking lots in Detroit nor a meaningful watershed … more