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The mayor's role
Duggan’s schools commission has already brought charter and district leaders to the table. Here’s what else it can do (and what it can’t)
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One Detroit principal keeps his job as others get the ax. Next year’s challenge? Test scores.
Bronx Community Charter School: Middle school math and ELA teachers
New Visions for Public Schools: Hiring Foreign Language Teachers (7-12)
5280 High School: SPED (Inclusion) Specialist
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choice and competition
May 22, 2018
It’s not just Detroit. Across Michigan, ‘active and aggressive’ competition imperils schools
May 21, 2018
A partnership to make bus stops for students at district and charter schools in Detroit appears to be back on track
May 21, 2018
Detroit board members decide not to renew charter, leaving 3 schools and 700 students in limbo
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Six hours, eight buses: The extreme sacrifice Detroit parents make to access better schools
‘Possible, but daunting’: Inside Nikolai Vitti’s early effort to transform Detroit’s battered public schools
Can this Detroit principal help her students learn quickly enough to save her school?
One year in
May 17, 2018
A year after Nikolai Vitti arrived in Detroit, a look back at his application shows what’s changed
A year after Nikolai Vitti arrived in Detroit, we return to his application — his blueprint for the district — to mark the things that have happened, the plans that have been made, and the work still left to do.
Is Lemmons leaving?
May 16, 2018
Detroit school board member Lemmons weighs leaving, slams colleagues he says listen to special interests
Name recognition could help Detroit school board member LaMar Lemmons in his run for Senate. If not, he'll run for board re-election
making their case
May 15, 2018
As pink slips go out to Detroit principals and school leaders, some are pleading their case to the school board
Superintendent Nikolai Vitti issued “non-renewal notices,” to four school principals and 12 central office administrators.
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May 14, 2018
As a school board decision looms, some Detroit charters are jumping ship. Others have their fingers crossed.
Three Detroit schools aren’t waiting around for the outcome of a debate over the future of charter schools overseen by the main Detroit…
May 10, 2018
As Detroit’s schools chief celebrates new salaries, veteran teachers may want to give the district a second look
Detroit school officials took to the podium on Thursday to trumpet new pay guidelines they hope will help fill 190 teacher vacancies.
May 10, 2018
As Chalkbeat Detroit grows (again), meet our newest reporter and hear how you can have your voice heard
Chalkbeat Detroit is growing again — and we’d like you, our readers, to help our team cover the story of Detroit schools in new and exciting ways.
Casting their lines
May 9, 2018
‘Come help these babies.’ Inside the Detroit district’s long-shot effort to end a crippling teacher shortage
Detroit's main district is looking for teachers who are ready, willing and able to teach.
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Week in review: How will a new mayoral commission affect Detroit schools?
Week in review: Taking a look at Superintendent Vitti’s first year
Week in review: Convincing teachers there’s ‘more to Detroit than poor test scores.’
April 16, 2018
Let’s solve the right problems for Detroit’s students with disabilities — not recycle old ones
I’ve spent 25 years both studying and actively trying to improve schools for students with disabilities. Segregated settings aren't the answer.
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classroom to congress
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Can Ms. Hayes go to Washington? A national teacher of the year explains why she’s running for Congress
Jahana Hayes thinks what Washington, D.C. needs is a schoolteacher — one of the nation’s top teachers, in fact.
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A student is in custody after Noblesville West Middle School shooting that injured another student and teacher
The victims were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis. No information is available on their status.
schools of the future
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What does the ‘future of work’ mean for schools? Big claims leave educators with more questions than answers
Dig into common claims about our changing and you end up knee-deep in mixed messages and muddled statistics. What now?
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