Detroit Public Schools won't return to in-person learning until April 26, a day before standardized testing is set to begin. However, if the district's superintendent chooses to push the return date back more, it could disrupt SAT and M-STEP testing.
Detroit schools have implemented a two-week social isolation policy amid the city's 15% positive infection rate. In-person learning will resume in the district on April 19.
Detroit Public Schools are going to add a week of virtual learning after spring break in hopes of allowing students and staff time to isolate, in case they were exposed to COVID-19 over the time off.
The district waited until the COVID-19 test positivity rate in Detroit had fallen below 5% before considering resuming in-person learning.
March 1 was the goal-date that Michigan's governor set for getting all districts back to classroom learning. Detroit schools has said it would wait until test positivity rates for COVID-19 fell below 5%.
While almost every district in the state is now offering in-person learning, Michigan's largest district still hasn't. It originally set a target of reopening between early and mid-March.
Detroit public schools reopened their learning centers to students and families that need services offered by the district the most on Wednesday. The superintendent says the plan is to offer some in-person learning by mid-March.
The all-important Count Day for Michigan schools has arrived. Student attendance this year will determine classroom funding for the following year.
On Feb. 24, the Detroit public schools district will reopen its learning centers to offer support for some families as it prepares for a return to in-person learning. "The hope is that this can begin by early to mid-march."
Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, says Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is contradicting herself by allowing some things, like indoor dining, to resume while winter sports are still on pause.
Detroit public schools are temporarily suspending all in-person learning due to the rising threat of COVID-19 in the city.
After more than 10 years, Detroit Public Schools was released from state oversight, restoring full control of the district's finances to the school board.
The Detroit school district and the teachers union have come to an agreement on a 2020 learning plan.
Detroit teachers are planning to protest in the city following their vote to strike if talks break down with the school district.
The Detroit schools teacher's union will decide today if they plan to strike against the district for failing to meet their demands as the superintendent and administrators weigh reopening in-person learning.
When the beginning of class only a month away, there's still much hesitation among Detroit educators about returning to class in the fall. Chief among those is the executive vice president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, who says he's
After a 4-day break from in-person classes following the positive test results of two Detroit students, classroom instruction will resume for the district as it nears the end of a combustible summer school
Arrests have been made and vehicles have been towed as about two dozen demonstrators made an appearance to protest Monday morning at a bus depot on Glendale and Westwood Street.
All week, protesters have been demanding summer classes being held during the COVID-19 pandemic at Detroit schools end. Now they're planning a lawsuit to stop them.
Multiple arrests were made at a protest in front of a bus terminal Thursday morning after demonstrators blocked buses from leaving the lot.