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Detroit

Loretta Lynch on America: We have gone back in time

Loretta Lynch on America: We have gone back in timeThe former attorney general said the civil rights movement is not over and the time to fight for equality has come again
  • Detroit
  • 4 days ago
Michigan

School employee refund data heads to Michigan districts

School employee refund data heads to Michigan districtsState’s largest teacher’s union wants “refund guidelines” to ensure all current and former workers get repaid
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit board: No more schools named after the living

Detroit board: No more schools named after the livingDr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine could be targeted for name change
  • Detroit
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Michigan

State launches online school data app for parents

State launches online school data app for parentsMichigan launched an online school data app to make it easier for parents to find information on state schools
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Detroit

State trying to resolve $6.5M mistake for DPSCD

State Treasury trying to resolve $6.5M mistake for DPSCDDistrict missed a 2017 deadline to be reimbursed by state for debt loss
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Education

Database: Find out how your school did on M-STEP

Database: Find out how your school did on M-STEPResults by district and building in Michigan for the last three years
  • Education
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

4 Flint schools have elevated lead levels in water

4 Flint schools found with elevated lead levels in waterTesting in the last months of 2017 found that four schools and care facilities had elevated levels of lead in the water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Robot rings Salvation Army kettle at Oakland Mall

Robot rings Salvation Army kettle at Oakland MallBell-ringing robot takes donations at Salvation Army kettle, surprises shoppers at Oakland Mall
  • Oakland County
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Oakland County

'Sphyrna,' the bell-ringing robot

Sphyrna,’ the bell-ringing robotStudents from Troy Athens and Troy high schools bring their robot named "Sphyrna 19.5" to the entrance of the Oakland Mall in Troy. They modified the robot to ring a Salvation Army Red Kettle bell.
  • Oakland County
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Detroit

DPS misses deadline, loses out on $6.5M

DPS misses deadline, loses out on $6.5MOfficials fail to submit paperwork on time for money to whittle old district debt
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Maroney: USA Gymnastics covered up Nassar abuse

Maroney: USA Gymnastics covered up Nassar abuseGymnast McKayla Maroney says officials had her sign a confidential financial settlement to keep secret the sexual abuse
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

School ditches online learning after parents revolt

School ditches online learning program after parents revoltSchool administrators and some parents praised the program, but it faced criticism from others
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

MSU's Simon passes on raise as Nassar controversy brews

MSU’s Simon passes on raise as Nassar controversy brewsMSU trustees met as controversy swirls about the school’s handling of sexual assault allegations against former sports Dr. Larry Nassar
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Lou Anna Simon’s letter to MSU faculty, staff

Lou Anna Simon’s letter to MSU faculty, staff“To the brave young women who came forward about Nassar, you have my deepest thanks, respect, and sympathy”
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

UM regents oppose Israel sanctions
The Ann Arbor News reports that six of the eight regents signed a statement Thursday that says they oppose action

University of Michigan regents oppose Israel sanctionsThe Ann Arbor News reports that six of the eight regents signed a statement Thursday that says they oppose action
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Wayne County

Ladywood High closing at end of school year

Ladywood High closing at end of school yearThe all-girls Catholic school cites declining enrollment as a reason for the announcement.
  • Wayne County
  • 1 month ago
Wayne County

Grosse Pointe teacher visited every country on earth

New book details quest by Grosse Pointe teacher to visit every country on the planetGrosse Pointe social-studies teacher Rufus McGaugh made it his life’s goal to visit every country on earth
  • Wayne County
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Schlissel: Spencer can’t be a hero but UM must be safe

Schlissel: Spencer can’t be hero but UM must be safePresident says UM would lose free-speech suit if it denied Spencer’s bid to speak, making him ‘a hero’ to his supporters
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Politics

House speaker: MSU prez should resign over Nassar

House speaker: MSU president should resign over Nassar scandalMSU failed young women sexual assaulted by former gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar, says Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Spencer lawyer to UM: Set a speech date or we’ll sue

Spencer lawyer to UM: Set a speech date or we’ll sueStudents rally on Dearborn campus against possible appearance by white supremacist
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

UM Dearborn students protest potential speaker

UM Dearborn students protest potential speakerProtesters against white supremacist Richard Spencer demand an audience with UM Dearborn Chancellor Daniel Little, who explains the university's policy on free speech.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Group: Detroit must focus on literacy, growing schools

Group: Detroit must focus on literacy, growing schoolsBoosting enrollment, attendance and special education funding reform are priorities in new coalition report
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Despite gains, Mich. schools among most segregated

Despite gains, Mich. schools among most segregated40% of public schools African-Americans attend lack diversity, tied for 2nd highest percentage in nation
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

GOP legislators: Detroit schools violating bailout law

GOP legislators: Detroit schools ‘intentionally violating’ bailout lawGOP lawmakers say the Detroit school district has failed to make changes required under a $617 million state bailout
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Racist graffiti case spurs spirited debate at EMU

Racist graffiti case spurs spirited debate at EMUSome not convinced black man is behind hate speech against African-Americans
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

MSU accused of failing to protect sex assault victim

MSU accused of failing to protect sex assault victimFederal lawsuit contends MSU allowed former MSU wide receiver Keith Mumphery to return during ban
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

UM students to protest Richard Spencer visit

UM students to protest Richard Spencer visitEvents come as the university weighs whether to allow Richard Spencer to speak on campus
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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