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A Retired Auto Exec at the Helm of Detroit’s Schools
Roy S. Roberts, a retired auto executive who became head of the Detroit Public Schools, is preparin...


Detroit’s School Chief Decides Not to Resign — Yet
Roy S. Roberts, the state-appointed head of the Detroit Public Schools, said he will stay on the jo...


Detroit Public Schools to Self-Govern for Upcoming Year
Detroit Public Schools has announced it will allow 10 high schools to self-govern for the upcoming ...


If You Can’t Walk Out, Start an Online Campaign
A recent walkout at Frederick Douglass Academy, an all-male, predominantly Black high school in Det...


Detroit's Infant-Mortality Rate Rises to Worst in Nation
The former auto city's infant-mortality rate is more than double Michigan and the U.S. average, and...


Commentary: Magic Johnson Puts His Name Behind Urban Education
Magic Johnson opens urban academies to do what public education hasn’t done: educate Black youth....


Plan To Launch Brazil's Only Slave Memoir, Revisit Dark Past
Mahommah Baquaqua's accounts will be published in Portuguese 160 years after his enslavement....


Failing Detroit Public Schools Are No Longer the City’s Responsibility
The governor announced on Monday that starting in the fall of 2012 around 45 schools could be moved...


New Hope for Detroit Public Schools
Michigan's governor appoints Roy S. Roberts to become the next emergency manager for Detroit Public...


Detroit to Cut Number of Public Schools by Half
The state of Michigan approved a plan to close 70 Detroit schools over the next few years in an eff...


45 Detroit Schools Slated For Closing Under Plan
Detroit Public Schools are considering closing 45 schools in the next five years because students a...


Daunting Task Ahead to Secure Detroit's Future
Daunting task ahead to secure Detroit's future....


Transcript: 2014 State of the Union Address
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama says the U.S. "is better-positioned for the...


Transcript: San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's Democratic National Convention Address
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro took swipes at GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in his keynote ...


Jesse Jackson Says Michigan Voters’ Rights Are Being Undermined
Emergency managers have taken over predominately black cities in Michigan, stripping elected offici...


Rep. Hansen Clarke Wants to Give Power to His People
Rep. Clarke almost lost everything before ending up in Congress. He hopes his story will give hope ...


Detroit Could Lay off Hundreds of Teachers, Close Schools
Detroit Could Lay off Hundreds of Teachers | Close Schools...


Jalen Rose Gets 20 Days in Jail for Drunk Driving
Jalen Rose was sentenced to 20 days in jail for a March drunken-driving crash near Detroit....


Midwest Buckles Under Storm, Calls it a Snow Day
CHICAGO – A colossal blizzard roaring across a third of the country paralyzed the nation's he...


The 2012 State of the Union
President Obama calls for an economy built to last....

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