Is Free College Tuition Possible in Michigan?

University of Michigan Library, flickr The average four-year college graduate in Michigan has almost $30,000 in student debt. That ranks ninth...

Detroit Schools Legislation Faces Skeptical Michigan Senate

Detroit Public Schools A controversial GOP plan to overhaul Detroit’s schools has landed in the state Senate, and is getting...

Growing Numbers of High School Seniors are Taking “Gap Year” Before College

President Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia, announced this week that she has been accepted to Harvard and plans to attend the storied institution...

State Board of Education President Talks DPS and LGBT Guidelines

Bre'Anna Tinsley/ WDET Detroit Public Schools teachers and students are back in the classroom after teacher sick-outs closed almost every...

Charter Schools Buck Trend and Move from Extended School Year Back to Traditional Calendar

A handful of Detroit charter schools plan to modify how long students are in school. Four schools operated by Cornerstone...

What Impact Will DPS Sick-outs Have on Bailout Legislation?

Elizabeth Garrett For the second day in a row, teachers at Detroit Public Schools have called in sick causing mass school...

DPS Closes Most Schools Again Tuesday

The Detroit Public Schools have closed more buildings again Tuesday as teachers protest pay and work conditions. Here is the...

$10 Bill Gets Image of First Female Slave to Sue a White Man and Win

The U.S. treasury announced this week that Sojourner Truth, among others, will be featured on the back of the $10 bill. Her name...

Almost All Detroit Public Schools Closed Monday Because of Teacher Sickout

Here's the list of schools DPS says will be closed Monday.  A.L. Holmes Academy of Americas Ann Arbor Trail Bagley Bates...

Court of Appeals Says University Boards Can Meet in Private

Joe Gratz, flickr The University of Michigan Board of Regents and other public university boards may meet behind closed doors as long...

The Future of Testing in The State Of Michigan

Jay Tafilowski   As standardized testing season gets underway in Michigan many are left to wonder if the M-STEP is a...

Detroit Public Schools Submits Financial and Operating Plan

Detroit Public Schools submitted a financial and operating plan to the state this week. The report outlines the successes and...