Sascha Raiyn reports on education, children and families at 101.9 WDET. She has worked as a reporter/producer for the WSHU Public Radio Group serving Connecticut and New York, as an Investigative News Producer for WJBK Fox 2 and at the Detroit Free Press.

She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on 101.9 WDET. She studied at the University of Michigan Dearborn.

Michigan Senate Approves Two District Plan for Detroit Public Schools

The state senate approved a plan Tuesday to reform Detroit Public Schools.  The bill divides the district in two. The...

Detroit Federation of Teachers Says No Plans to Strike or Hold Sickouts

The Detroit Federation of Teachers says reports that Detroit Public Schools teachers plan to strike or hold sickouts this week...

Detroit Financial Review Commission May Oversee Detroit Public Schools Finances

Members of the Michigan House of Representatives approved legislation March 16 that would send Detroit Public Schools the money it needs to pay...

DPS Gets Interim Superintendent

The Detroit Public Schools announced the selection of an interim superintendent on Monday. Just a week after becoming the district's new...

Kresge Foundation Invests $20 Million in Early Education in Detroit

The Kresge Foundation has announced it will invest $20 million to improve early childhood education in Detroit. Foundation President and...

Detroit’s Elected School Board Works Behind the Scenes

Detroit Public Schools is currently operated by a state-appointed emergency manager, but the district’s elected school board members say they...

East Detroit Schools Get Academic CEO

The state’s School Reform Office announced this week it will place an Academic CEO over East Detroit High School and...

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Darnell Earley Resigns

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Darnell Earley announced Tuesday he will step down at the end of this month.  Gov. Rick...