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Compel School Districts to Reward Great Teachers

Wisconsin study highlights benefits of performance pay

… opponents have argued. Detroit Public Schools provides … modest departures of Detroit and Kalamazoo show the … more

Michigan's Largest School Districts Breaking Teacher Pay Law

12 of 20 ignore law completely, another 6 pay lip service

… compensation.” Only Kalamazoo and Detroit unambiguously meet the … law’s requirement. Detroit offers merit pay of … more

Teacher Evaluations Out Of Sync With Outcomes

The Detroit News reports that … more

Windmills Tall as Skyscrapers Proposed for Rural Michigan County

… feet tall, in downtown Detroit. … more

Detroit Public Schools Goes Big For Teacher Merit Pay

Out of 2,729 Detroit teachers, 96 earned $1,000 rewards for student progress

… seriously. The Detroit public school district … $5,000. Out of 2,729 Detroit schoolteachers, 96 received … extra $150. The Detroit Public Schools Community … year, 68 percent of Detroit teachers were rated … more

Why Michigan Licensing Laws Are So Destructive

Everything you need to know about occupational regulations in the Great Lakes State

… while cities, like Detroit, require even more. … more

Detroit Father Turns Boxing Interest Into Youth Enrichment Program

This example of civil society says 'books before boxing'

… for Khali Sweeney of Detroit when he started teaching … Boxing Gym has become Detroit’s most recognized youth … waiting list of 600 Detroit schoolchildren. The … more

Practical, Moral Arguments Bolster School Choice Advocates

… battle to create a Detroit Education Commission … 8, 2016, approved a Detroit schools bailout and … seven losing ground was Detroit, which was on the verge … segregation. In response, my Detroit News op-ed examined … more

Michigan Officially Welcomes Ridesharing

New laws among most innovative in the nation

… whether she operated in Detroit or Grand Rapids. It … especially in and around Detroit, where each city, along … more

People Help People, if Government Doesn’t Get in the Way

… wanted to do a clinic in Detroit. Doing so would require … more