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Poor Decisions, Not Funding System, Fuel Detroit Schools’ Woes

DPS has benefited from state loan program

Finding solutions to help Detroit students not only requires … vermin found in some Detroit Public Schools buildings. … recent years. Detroit s unique history and … abandoned. In 2009, Detroit voters approved a $500 … more
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House May Push Back Against Snyder's Detroit School Plan

Rep. Tim Kelly: 'We need to focus on what students need, not the adults'

… plan to address the Detroit Public Schools financial … for the students of Detroit, Kelly said. It … Hansen s legislation, the Detroit school district would … issue is work with Detroit to put something together … more
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Debate Rages Over How Often Government Pushes For A 'Yes' Vote on Tax Hikes

… a federal court in Detroit, characterizing the … more

Mackinac in the News for School Choice Week

Op-eds highlight benefits of educational options

… was published by the Detroit News today , bringing … education. Here s hoping Detroit s next big education … DeGrow s op-ed at the Detroit News . Listen … more

Detroit Teachers Make More Than Twice Average Household

But still less than most Michigan teachers

… administrators for Detroit Public Schools. But … station also allowed Detroit teachers to comment … average teacher salary in Detroit Public Schools was $57,758 … income for the city of Detroit was $26,325 from 2009-2013. Editor's … more

Senate Acts, House Dallies on Pension Spiking and Union Release Time Bills

‘Steve Cook’ bills await a hearing in state House

… committee: Wendell Byrd of Detroit; LaTanya Garrett of Detroit; Erika Geiss of Taylor; Leslie Love of Detroit; Jeremy Moss, of Southfield; … more

Detroit is Not Really Tracking the 'Comp Time' of its Employees

FOIA would cost us $100,000 to find out

… hours as city of Detroit police officers can … have to pay some day, Detroit does not keep a running … will pass on paying Detroit $100,000. But best management … more

Don't Blame Lack of Money for Deplorable Conditions in Detroit Schools

DPS is a top-spending district for operations and infrastructure

… rationale given by some Detroit teachers who have engaged … give as much money to Detroit as other school districts. … claim is not true in Detroit, whether it concerns … latter, in November 2009, Detroit voters approved $500.5 … more

Hit Rewind: Union Trots Out False 'School Cuts' Claim (Again)

The president of the Detroit Public School teachers … interim president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, … more
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How the Flint Water Story Was Uncovered

ACLU and Michigan Radio shed light on government accountability dodges

… 600-word plea in The Detroit News. Earley said … the decision by the Detroit Water and Sewer Department … down an offer from the Detroit department to continue … more