What Will Become of DPS Under Detroit Bankruptcy Judge’s Oversight?

Photo Courtesy of U.S. District Court The judge who oversaw Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy proceedings will now attempt to guide Detroit...

How a City Like Detroit Should View Economic Development into the Future

Sandra Svoboda Top-line economic growth does not ensure bottom-line prosperity. That's according to a new report from the Brookings Institution, which argues...

Judge Rhodes on Leading DPS

WDET spoke with Judge Rhodes about his appointment and what he hopes to accomplish as the "transition manager" at Detroit Public...

School District Closures for Friday, February 26th

Wayne County   Gibraltar   Oakland County Brandon Clarkston Holly  Huron Valley Lake Orion Oxford Pontiac South Lyon Waterford  ...

Wayne State University Celebrates 45 Years with African American Studies

Errol Henderson “The history of Black Studies is intricately tied to the African American struggle for equality in general, and...

Mayor Duggan’s State of the City: Urges Detroiters to be Patient

Bre'Anna Tinsley/ WDET Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson is joined by Bridge Magazine education reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey to discuss...

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Delivers His Third State of the City Address

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivered his State of the State address Tuesday night.  He spoke to a crowd of hundreds...

What’s the Real State of the City?

Marissa Gawel/WDET Tonight Mayor Mike Duggan will deliver his annual State of the City speech. Duggan has taken on big...

WSU Student-Athletes Reach New High in Classroom

Wayne State University says its student-athletes scored the highest grade point average (3.15) in the athletic department’s history in Fall 2015. The...

Caring for Kids: How One Detroit Pediatrician Entered the World of Policy and Advocacy

United Way for Southeast Michigan Children in Detroit deserve better than what adults and officials are giving them and their...

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...

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...