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Report: COVID, finances helped drive absenteeism in Detroit district

Detroit teen: ‘Dig deeper’ to find and help homeless students

New Detroit program puts support staff on the fast track to become teachers

Report: Pandemic ‘wreaked havoc’ in Michigan’s lowest performing schools but didn’t deter teachers 

‘Tiny’ bathrooms, big curriculum: New Marygrove early childhood center boosts Detroit neighborhood

Report: Homeless students are undercounted and underserved in Detroit. Schools struggle to find them.

What’s next for abandoned schools in Detroit? Neighbors say almost anything is better than vacancy.

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New Skillman president will bring a passion for racial equity to Detroit children

KIPP drops plans to build charter school on Detroit-owned site

Detroit kids 12-15 can get the Pfizer vaccine beginning Thursday

Here’s why a 3-2 Detroit school board vote to suspend in-person learning until the end of the school year failed

Detroit district pausing in-person instruction for one week after spring break to prevent COVID spread

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High teacher turnover is hurting Michigan’s most vulnerable students

As Detroit classrooms reopen, district hopes safety measures will put teachers at ease

Want to fix the chronic absenteeism problem in Detroit schools? Start with transportation.

Detroit district will remove Fs, limit graded assignments in push to help overwhelmed online students

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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KIPP will open a school in Detroit. Can the charter network succeed where others faltered?

Six education issues we’re closely watching in Michigan in 2021

Tonya Allen, one of Detroit’s fiercest advocates for Detroit children, is leaving the Skillman Foundation

Fewer children in Detroit and the rest of the state are eating school meals

After years of state oversight, commission gives financial control back to Detroit district  

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Detroit Superintendent Vitti wants more face-to-face learning to encourage 3,000 missing students to attend class

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Some Detroit students need more support in college. A new team of charter schools wants to change that.

After week one, attendance down in the Detroit school district as 78% of students show up for class

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‘Where are the kids?’ Inside the first day of online learning for one Detroit school.

Michigan’s new school year: Uncertainty, COVID, and lots of online learning

Detroit teachers vote to allow union leadership to call ‘safety’ strike over COVID concerns

Detroit charter, private school students to get tech devices, internet access thanks to new fund 

Watch Detroit teens speak about race and activism: ‘If you don’t advocate for yourself, no one will’

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How I Lead: The largest charter network in Michigan wants to create lessons that work equally well online and in the classroom

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‘We won’t stop’: Detroit school district march links racial justice and equitable funding

As the Detroit district recruits new teachers, they hope a boost in starting pay will entice candidates

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