A special needs student was abused by a teacher at his school after he dragged his water bottle across lockers in the hallway. He came home with scratches and scrapes and now that teacher is facing discipline while the principal is apologizing.
The school told parents via email and robo call that the student was removed from the school and that "appropriate disciplinary actions were taken." But there was no mention if the gun was loaded or not.
“I sympathize (and) empathize with any parent who has a child here at Pershing High School and they're afraid for their safety," said teacher Christopher Kohler.
Dr. Tisius says it may be 90 degrees outside, but it may feel closer to 110 degrees inside without air conditioning. The doctor says he’s already seen patients who are victims of the hot weather.
The incident occurred the same day an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school.
From Big Sean to Chante Adams, a star-studded cast will be in attendance for the district's hall of fame gala next weekend.
Long the unofficial start to the school year, districts have slowly backed away from using Labor Day as the final holiday before beginning class.
he scare at Renaissance has students and parents hoping the school steps up security. Some students reported seeing a man on the roof of the parking garage with a gun Friday at the end of the school day.
Two students were attacked Thursday by two dogs during recess at a school on the city's west side.
She says that driver sat on, and struck her 6-year-old son Adriel, as he was heading home from Fisher Magnet Lower Academy in Detroit last December.
“This is the first time...I actually feel we have equitable funding,” said Superintendent Nikolai Vitti. Detroit received the highest rate of money per student among big districts at $25,000 per student.
A friend of Officer Freddie Wilson says he had a rough few years, including the loss of his wife and relatives during a triple homicide on Lamont Street.
Kamauri’s mom says the first time she heard about the incident was from her child - not the school - which didn’t sit well with her.
Detroit school officials emphasized that the student was not targeting anyone and didn't plan on using it.
According to a spokesperson from Detroit Public Schools, a student stabbed their father, a preliminary investigation found.
“We know we will still have positive cases. However, the use of weekly testing will allow early and asymptomatic detection and prevent the spread of the virus,” read a note sent to parents.
"Online learning is not the best way to learn for our students," he said. "It’s really about pivoting and returning to in-person learning by January 24th and at the very latest, January 31st."
Detroit schools says the city's positive test rate has exceeded 40% over the last seven days, making quarantining and in-person schooling inevitable.
Children age 5-11 are already cleared to receive reduced versions of the COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA is considering booster shots for teens age 12-15 this week.
Detroit opted to cancel the first three days of class this week amid an historically high COVID-19 infection rate through the city. Several other schools have gone virtual as well.